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"Dad, what's kriffing?"
"Nothing—a bad word. Your mother won't be happy I said it in front of you.
"
―Ben Skywalker and his father[1]

This is a list of phrases, interjections, slang, insults, and expletives used in the galaxy.

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0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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0–9[]

  • #Chicken Alarm: A hazard assessment used by Alliance Special Operations Teams that followed the sequence 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13. An assessment of 13 was a Death Star sighting, 8 was a fleet arriving in a system, 5 was a solitary Star Destroyer, 3 was a ground army, 2 was a small fleet, 1 was any other sizable operation.[2]
  • #G's: Number of hostile aliens (7G's, 8G's).[2]
  • 100 percent: A slang term for "perfect" used by ARC troopers[3][4] and clone troopers.[4]
  • 10 percent: A slang term used by ARC troopers[3][4] and clone troopers,[4] meaning "terrible"[3][4] or referring to a worst-case scenario.[3]
  • 23er: Alliance Intelligence slang for an agent who made twenty field assignments and retired. Considered any competent agent in SpecOps.[2][5]
  • 3-9 line: Fighter pilot slang for a line going across a fighter's wings, based on an imaginary clock, in which 12 is straight ahead and 6 is behind. The goal is to keep any enemy fighter in front of the 3-9 line.[4]

A[]

  • ABH: SpecOps slang for average Bounty Hunter, though could also mean an above-average bounty hunter.[2]
  • Acceptable losses: Deal-slang for what a gambler would consider the least acceptable way to do business; their bottom line.[6]
  • Achieve zero visibility: Deal-slang for to duck or hide out.[6]
  • ACM: Fighter pilot slang for aerial combat maneuvering, aka dogfighting.[4]
  • Acquisition run: SpecOps slang for a combat operation that presents opportunities for a large-scale theft.[2]
  • Aiwha-bait: Used by Cuy'val Dar and clone troopers to refer to Kaminoans.[7]
  • Alert all commands: An Imperial order.[8]
  • All the caranaks in a row: Phrase meaning "all present and accounted for".[9] Similar to the real-world idiom "get/have your ducks in a row."[10]
  • Almosters: Elrood sector slang for residents of Lanthrym.[11]
  • Alphabet soup: Military slang for acronyms.[4]
  • Anchorite: Someone who lives in seclusion.[12] Real-world noun.[13]
  • Angel hair: Used by Clive Flax to address Astri Oddo.[14]
  • Another kettle of Giju: A completely different example; another case.[15] Similar to the real-world phrase "be another kettle of fish."[16]
  • AO: Military slang for area of operations. Also, an omnipresent term for the place where a mission takes place.[4]
  • Ape: Light insult used by an Unidentified stormtrooper Platoon Leader.[17]
  • Aruetii: Mando'a for foreigner, outsider, and at worst, traitor.[18]
  • As slippery as a greased Dug: Untrustworthy.[15]
  • As smooth as the surface of a neutron star: Very smooth.[19]
  • Astral: Adjective used to convey approval, similar to "awesome."[20]
  • As stubborn as a ronto in rut: Very stubborn.[21]
  • Aurora borealis skyfire: A phrase used around 27 BBY to describe something with vivid, shimmering colors.[15]
  • Aw, nuts: Expression of dismay.[22] "Nuts" is a real-world exclamation.
  • AWOL: Military slang for absent without leave; the same as desertion in some militaries.[4]
  • Azkanc: Sullustan pejorative term for a Sith.[23]
  • Azzameen Sneak: A phrase coined by MK-09 to describe the attempted, yet ineffective, covert tactics of members of the Azzameen family, most notably Ace Azzameen.[24]

B[]

  • Baay Shfat: An obscenity of unknown origin about Hutts.[18]
  • Babe: Slang term for an attractive young woman; used by Oked about Asajj Ventress,[25] and Cade Skywalker to address Darth Maladi.[26] Real-world slang.
  • Baby: An affectionate way of addressing someone, especially a lover;[27] also used by Han Solo to address his ship, the Millennium Falcon.[28] Real-world noun.
  • Back Door: Gallisport swoop gang slang. An easy entrance or exit, usually created by the gang when it was needed.[29]
  • Backrocket: Adjective, usually a derogatory modifier, used figuratively to mean backwards, quaint, or inferior.[19][30]
  • Bad batch: A group of failed clone troopers.[31]
  • Bad-batcher: A defective clone trooper.[31]
  • Bad idea: Deal-slang for a risky deal with little to no profit potential.[6]
  • Bad karma: During Darth Krayt's Galactic Empire, this was Imperial trooper slang for a Sith.[4]
  • Bag of fur: Used by Warto to refer to the Wookiee Chewbacca.[32]
  • Bantha: An insult, e.g. "you brainless, lice-ridden bantha."[33] Also a derogatory Imperial tank crew term for an AT-AT.[34]
  • Bantha brain or bantha-brain: A stupid person.[35][36] Similar to the real-world insult "birdbrain."[37]
  • Bantha-breath: An insult.[38]
  • Bantha droppings: Nonsense; i.e. "your story's so much bantha droppings."[39] Similar to the real-world noun "bullshit."
  • Bantha dung: A swear word.[40] Could also refer to something very unlikeable.[41] The former is similar to the real-world swear word "shit," while the latter is similar to the vulgar noun "bullshit."
  • Bantha fodder: Slang term for a person deemed to have no value beyond something for a bantha to feed on;[42] worthless or waste, e.g., "You won't be worth bantha fodder."[43] Also used as a synonym for nonsense, e.g. "That's the biggest through of bantha fodder I'e ever heard anyone spit up in my life,"[44] and deal-slang for when a promised deal did not come through.[6] The use of the word is similar to the real-world vulgar noun "shit," while "bantha fodder" as a synonym for nonsense is also similar to the real-world noun "bullshit."
  • Bantha Rider: Derogatory Imperial tank crew term for an AT-AT crew.[34]
  • Bantha spew: See bantha fodder.[45] Similar to the real-world noun "bullshit."
  • Barve: A slang term, loosely equivalent to pig.[46]
  • Barvy: Crazy.[21]
  • Bastard: An insult used by Isplourrdacartha Estillo against the alleged murderer of her family.[47] Real-world noun.
  • Bastasi: An Ansionian expletive, used to indicate an individual's loss of patience or extreme exasperation.[48]
  • Battery: SpecOps term for a lot of Imperials huddled together, enough to even make a SpecOps agent nervous.[2]
  • Battlecan: Canny and/or aggressive military veterans.[49]
  • BBH: Boring Bounty Hunter. SpecOps term for common target practice bounty hunters.[2]
  • Bear: SpecOps term for a Balinaka.[2]
  • Been had: A phrase used by Han Solo meaning "been fooled" or "been tricked."[50] "Be had" is a real-world phrase.[51]
  • Be trapped between the Black Hole of Nakat and the Magataran Maelstrom: To be in a situation where you have to choose between two equally unpleasant courses of action.[52] Similar to the real-world phrase "to be caught between a rock and a hard place."[53]
  • Be with the Force: To die.[26]
  • BH: Bounty hunter.[2]
  • Big Boys: Heavy armored transports such as the AT-AT or the AT-TE.[4]
  • Big finish: Deal-slang for an unexpected violent or dramatic ending to a deal.[6]
  • Big Green Fish: An expletive used by Yarbolk Yemm.[54]
  • Big L: Slang term for the lightspeed barrier.[55][56][57]
  • Big Push: To terminate someone.[58]
  • Bilateral business: Deal-slang for conducting multiple deals.[6]
  • Binary: Used in Mos Eisley as a criticism to denote extreme stubbornness, or inability to compromise on an issue: "You can be so binary at times."[43]
  • Bird: Military slang term for starship.[4] Also a word used by Shira Brie about Imperial TIE fighters.[59]
  • Birdwatcher: SpecOps term for Imperial Security Bureau agent.[2]
  • Bishwag: An untrustworthy being. Merglyn complained that "If you weren't so cheap, Havor, you wouldn't have bought a faulty shield generator from that bishwag, Watto".[60]
  • Bitch: An offensive term for a woman.[61] Real-world noun.
  • Bitten off more than we can chew: Slang term for "taken on a larger problem than we can handle."[32] "Bite off more than you can chew" is a real-world idiom.[62]
  • Bizit: A pejorative once used by Niles Ferrier.[63]
  • Black: SpecOps term for any large denomination, at least 1,000 credits, that is probably "blackmarked," or traceable.[2]
  • Black box: Deal-slang for a deal for technology of a military nature.[6]
  • Blackheads: Elrood sector slang for Imperial officers, named after their black caps.[11]
  • Black hole: Deal-slang for a deal that has gone so bad that the consequences seem to have no end.[6]
  • Black nerf: A disreputable family member.[64] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "black sheep."[65]
  • Blackboots: A nickname for the soldiers of the Galactic Alliance Guard, perhaps particularly the ground troops of the corps.[66]
  • Blast: An interjection.[28] Real-world exclamation.[67]
  • Blasted: Intensifier used to express anger or annoyance.[68] Real-world adjective.[69]
  • Blaster-brained: Dim-witted.[70] Similar to the real-world insult "birdbrain."[37]
  • Blaster Bolts!: An interjection, most notably used by Jacen Solo.[71][72]
  • Blaster fodder: A term used for troopers who were sent on impossible missions, likely ending in their deaths.[73] Similar to the real-world noun "cannon fodder."[74]
  • Blaster-happy: Ready to react violently, esp. by shooting, on the slightest provocation.[75] Similar to the real-world adjective "trigger-happy."[76]
  • Blast off: Used to tell someone to go away.[32] Similar to the rude real-world phrase "piss off."
  • Blast it: An expletive[28] from the real world.[67]
  • Blind jump: Alliance Intelligence slang for setting up a new intelligence network on a new planet.[5]
  • Blinker: Gallisport swoop gang slang. A spice addict. So-called because of involuntary eye-blinking.[29]
  • Blinking: An expletive.[77] Phonetically similar to the real-world "fricking."[78]
  • Bloah: A swear word.[79] Could also be used as part of a longer interjection, e.g. "what the bloah is that?"[1]
  • Bloated One: Mos Eisley slang referring either to Jabba Desilijic Tiure specifically, or in a disparaging manner to any Hutt.[43]
  • Blope-head: An insult.[38]
  • Bludfly: An insult.[80]
  • Blue milk run: An ordinary and uneventful mission.[81] A pun on the real-world noun "milk run."[82]
  • Boba-ize: Deal-slang for doing something stupid that would ruin a deal, like falling into the |Sarlacc pit.[6]
  • Bomarr cast-off: Insult referring to an individual rejected by the Bomarr religious sect, or an outcast.[30][33]
  • Bombad: Superlative, used mainly by Gungans.[83]
  • Bone: Pilot slang for a Y-wing.[84]
  • Bongo: Slang term for a hit man.[85] Not to be confused with the Gungan vehicle.[83]
  • Boost-Bot: Gallisport swoop gang slang. A droid created to help the gangs steal repulsorcraft and spare parts.[29]
  • Borg: Slang term for cyborg.[85]
  • Borg-licker: An insult used by individuals who were prejudiced against cyborgs to refer to individuals who did not share their prejudice.[85]
  • Boring: A SpecOps term in reference to a mission. Either considered extremely dangerous or no threat at all, or both at the same time. Only truly understood by SpecOps agents.[2]
  • Borked: An adaptable expletive; see farkled.[86] Similar to the real-world vulgar adjective "f*cked."
  • Boys in Black: Slang term for the Galactic Alliance Guard.[87]
  • Boys-in-black: Deal-slang for Imperial customs officers.[6]
  • Boys in Blue: Slang term for police officers with the Coruscant Security Force and Senate Guard.[7][88] See also: Cop and seccer.
  • Boys-in-brown: Deal-slang for Espo troops.[6]
  • Boys in White: Slang term for stormtroopers.[2][55][56][89]
  • Boys-in-white: Deal-slang for stormtroopers.[6]
  • Brainbolted: Derogatory modifier suggesting robotic or unthinking behavior.[66]
  • Brainless: Stupid.[83] Real-world adjective.[90]
  • Braintick: An insult,[49] referring to an arachnid that attached itself to a host's brain.[30]
  • Brass Mine: SpecOps term for a Special Operative.[2]
  • Brat: A child who behaves badly.[91] Real-world noun.
  • Braze: Air pollution; short for "brown haze."[92]
  • Bright: Slang term commonly used by Rebel/Republic pilots, in reference to the TIE/Advanced starfighter.[93]
  • Brine breath: Insult used by Nym about Sol Sixxa.[94]
  • Brix: An expletive, as in "What the brix are you doing here?"[15]
  • Broggle: An act that denotes surprise, as in "I'll be broggled!"[15][30]
  • BTAD: Deal-slang for boring typical average deal.[6]
  • Bubble brain: Insult used by Cad Bane toward Robonino.[95] Similar to the real-world insult "birdbrain."[37]
  • Bucket: Clone trooper helmet. Similar to the Mando'a term buy'ce.[7]
  • Buckethead: A rebel term for an Imperial pilot or Stormtrooper;[96] Also a derogatory term for Mandalorians,[97] and most likely also other soldiers wearing helmets.[30]
  • Bucket of bolts: A term for a droid, used by clone commandos.[18] It has also been used to refer to a starship.[8]
  • Bucket of bantha spit: Worth very little; e.g. "You could buy his loyalty with a bucket of bantha spit."[98] Similar to the real-world idiom "don't amount to a bucket of spit."[99]
  • Bucket of Hutt drool: Nonsense.[100] Similar to the real-world idiom "don't amount to a bucket of spit."[99]
  • Bug: Geonosian.[101][102]
  • BUG: Big Ugly Guy. SpecOps term for any hostile alien.[2]
  • Bugger: Derogatory word for a Geonosian,[103] and possibly other insectoid species.[30]
  • Bug-face: A derogatory word for a Rodian.[33]
  • Bughugger: Derogatory word for a Joiner.[1]
  • Buggie: A Verpine.[85][97]
  • Bug-lover: An insult[104] aimed at children.[30]
  • Bugslut: An insult.[49]
  • Bumblefluff: Exclamation meaning "nonsense."[22]
  • Burnin': An expletive.[63]
  • Burn sky until we see lines: Fly until you get into hyperspace.[105]
  • Burning skies!: Exclamation, possibly unique to Froz.[106]
  • Burnout: Spacer slang referring the loss of power in a starship's power plants.[107]
  • Bursting: SpecOps term that referred to either throwing a live grenade or thermal detonator down the throat of a large opposing predator, or entering a known enemy trap and using its firepower against itself.[2]
  • Businessman: Elrood sector slang for smuggler.[11]
  • Busy: Alliance Intelligence slang for stormtrooper.[5]
  • Busted vacc suit: Alliance Intelligence slang for cover blown.[5]
  • Buy the Depp: Mos Eisley slang for dying, usually violently. Coined in reference to the 0 BBY death of Prefect Orun Depp, likely by the local police force.[43][108]
  • Buzzer: Slang for a battle droid STAP, mainly used by a clone trooper.[101]
  • By all of Alderaan's ghosts!: An exclamation.[84] Similar to the real-world exclamation "by God."[109]
  • Byss' Blind Eye!: Non-canon exclamation,[110] referring to the one-eyed Abyssin and their homeworld.[30]
  • By the Center of Everything: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![111]
  • By the Core: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![1][112]
  • By the Cosmic Egg!: Nediji exclamation; see by all of Alderaan's ghosts![113]
  • By the dark side!: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![114]
  • By the Emperor's black heart!: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![115]
  • By the Emptiness!: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![58]
  • By the Eternal!: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![58][112]
  • By the Eternal Core!: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![58]
  • By the Force!: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![48][116][117]
  • By the Four Moons!: An exclamation, possibly used only by the citizens of Onderon during the Old Republic; see by all of Alderaan's ghosts![105]
  • By the Grand Protector!: A Rodian exclamation; see by all of Alderaan's ghosts![94]
  • By the holocron!: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![117]
  • By the Holy Stars!: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![118]
  • By the Immortal gods of the Sith: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![119]
  • By the ocean's hair!: A Mere exclamation; see by all of Alderaan's ghosts![94]
  • By the Original Light: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![57]
  • By the Great Lens: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![111]
  • By the jewel of Haarkan: See by all of Alderaan's ghosts![120]
  • By the Thousand Tides: A Nautolan invocation; see by all of Alderaan's ghosts![3]

C[]

  • Can of corrosion: An insult.[1][30]
  • Can't: SpecOps term for a tank, by deliberately misspelling the word.[2][34]
  • Captain Obvious: A pejorative for someone who is oblivious to an obvious situation. Nick Rostu once addressed Mace Windu as such.[121]
  • Carbon Flush: Vulgar expression used to indicate an extremely displeasing situation.[122]
  • Cargo hold: Spacers' slang for backside,[105] effectively similar to the real-world rude word "ass."
  • Case Green: Military code meaning no resistance or all is clear.[93]
  • Case Yellow: Military code meaning light resistance.[100]
  • Cat: SpecOps term for an Orryxian.[2]
  • Catnot: Contraction of "Categorically Not." SpecOps term for Kashyyyk.[2]
  • CB: Cybernetic Bronchitis. SpecOps term for Darth Vader.[2]
  • Cee-cee: Pronunciation of the acronym for "Command Center" (CC).[123]
  • Ceiling: Planetary shield coverage.[34]
  • Chakaar: Mando'a for "thief" or "grave robber"; used as a general term of abuse.[18]
  • Chakta sai kae: Old Corellian toast.[124]
  • A chalarax can't change its spots: Proverb meaning that one cannot change the basic way one is.[125] Similar to the real-world phrase "a leopard cannot change its spots."[126]
  • Chaos take me!: Mild expletive suggesting the subject is doing something they know is unwise.[58] Similar to the real-world phrase "heaven help somebody."[127]
  • Chaos take something: Used to say that the speaker not care about something, e.g. "Chaos take your mission!"[128] Similar to the real-world idiom "to hell with someone/something."[129]
  • Charge up her loading ramp: Slang for sexual intercourse.[105]
  • Check!: Military phrase used by clone commando drilling sergeants for ceasing fire.[7]
  • Checkout Time: Time to leave[57]
  • Cheeka: Woman.[130]
  • Cheespa bo coopa: Phrase translated as "better watch it."[130]
  • Cherry Bombs: Gallisport swoop gang slang for grenades.[29] In real life, "cherry bomb" is an American English word for a form of firecracker.[131]
  • Chewing the luna-weed: Phrase used to describe someone who is acting crazy.[132]
  • Chikra: Houk term of endearment for children.[133]
  • Chicken: SpecOps term for any Imperial operation or personnel.[2]
  • Chicken walker: Rebel slang for an Imperial AT-ST walker.[101]
  • Chipbrain: Insulting term for a droid.[79] Similar to the real-world noun "birdbrain."[37]
  • Chirps: Elrood sector slang for droids that communicated via beeps and whistles rather than Basic.[11]
  • Chizk: A derogatory term commonly used during the era of the Clone Wars.[134]
  • Choobies: Vulgar term for oneself or one's rear end,[57][135][136] effectively similar to the real-world rude word "ass."
  • Chorus Girl: SpecOps term for an Imperial AT-ST walker.[2]
  • Chuba!: Huttese for hey; you/hey you.[137][130] Literally, another word for "gorg."[130]
  • Chubba: A swear word.[79]
  • Chuff-sucking: Derogatory modifier used by Jariah Syn[138] and Ree-Yees.[36] Similar to the real-world noun "suck-egg," referring to someone who is young, stupid, or despicable.[139]
  • Chucked under the speeder: A term meaning that one has openly saved him- or herself from condemnation at the expense of a comrade.[9] similar to the real-world idiom "throw someone under the bus."[140]
  • Chut chut: Simple phrase meaning "never mind."[130]
  • Civvies: Slang term for civilians, or civilian clothing.[141] Real-world noun.[142]
  • Clambake: A blaster fight.[85]
  • Clanker: Slang term used by clone troopers to describe CIS battle droids[18] because of the sound they make while marching.[143]
  • Class-D'ed: Slang term for Class-D annihilation. Considered profanity by the Jedi, as this form of disruptor technology was outlawed galaxy-wide and believed to target midi-chlorians, thereby eradicating matter from detection in the Force itself—a phenomenon the Jedi viewed as the ultimate affront to life. Can be used figuratively: "I feel pretty kriffing Class-D'ed."[144]
  • Clear skies: Phrase used to wish someone a good journey.[57][145][146]
  • Codger: A whimsical term for an elderly man. Both Serji-X Arrogantus and Han Solo used the term to refer to the Old One.[147][132] Real-world noun.[148]
  • Comm call: Slang meaning a conversation carried out by using an electronic communications device.[57]
  • Commo: Slang used for anything related to communications.[57][146]
  • Cold-shirt crossing: The dangerous feat of traveling through the vacuum of space without an enviro-suit, from one life-supporting environment to another.[149]
  • Cold-shirting it: To attempt the above.[149]
  • Conduit worm: Used by Borkus to insult Meebur Gascon.[150]
  • Connect-disconnect: Slang term used to describe a one-night stand.[73]
  • Connecting the navpoints: Phrase meaning a comprehensive attempt at illustration or explanation of a subject.[116] Similar to the real-world phrase "connect-the-dots."[151]
  • Coop: SpecOps term for a lot of chickens (Imperials) huddled together.[2]
  • Coot: A disrespectful term for an elderly man. Han Solo used the term to refer to Jan Dodonna, and Jolee Bindo used the term to refer to himself.[33][152] Real-world American English noun.[153]
  • Cop: A slang term to describe police officers specifically with the Coruscant Security Force[7] and the Bespin Wing Guard.[154] Real-world slang. See also: Seccer.
  • Corellian overdrive: Phrase meaning doing whatever one needs to do in order to get to where one needs to get to.[155]
  • Cosmic deck: A colloquial term referring to fate, comparing it to a deck of cards.[57]
  • Country bumpkin: A pejorative for unsophisticated country folk.[156]
  • Crab-boys: Mandalorian slang for Yuuzhan Vong; referring to their Vonduun crab armor.[157]
  • A credit for your thoughts: Phrase meaning "What's on your mind?" or "Tell me what you're thinking."[158] Similar to the real-world phrase "a penny for your thoughts."[159]
  • Credits talk: Phrase meaning that money gives you power.[160] Similar to the real-world idiom "money talks."[161]
  • Creespa: Crispy; slang term for dead.[130]
  • Crink: An expletive, used in the phrase "go crink yourself."[162][163] Derogatory modifier crinking.[162] The latter is similar to the vulgar real-world swear word "f*cking," while the former is similar to the vulgar real-world phrase "go f*ck yourself."
  • Crisping: Slang term presumably relating to death by Force lightning.[164]
  • Cripes: A term that expressed disappointment, and exasperation.[101][102] Real-world British English excamation.[165]
  • Cross: Slang term commonly used by Invid pilots, in reference to the B-wing starfighter.[84]
  • Cuddly: SpecOps term for Incredibly Dangerous.[2]
  • Cute: SpecOps term for Extremely Dangerous.[2]
  • Cut the poodoo: Term used to ask someone to get to the point.[87] Similar to the real-world offensive idiom "cut the crap."[166]
  • Cut the phobium: Phrase meaning "stop lying."[167] Similar to the real-world offensive idiom "cut the crap."[166]

D[]

  • Dag: Expletive;[41] similar to the real-world American English exclamation "dang."[168]
  • Damn: An expletive used to express anger, annoyance, disgust, etc.[8][45][169][105] Also used for emphasis, such as in "damn good."[170] Real-world expletive/word.
  • Damp down your power core: Han Solo's expression for "cool down."[79]
  • Dampa: Word used by Cade Skywalker meaning "planet" or "rock."[171]
  • Dang-blamed: An expletive adjective used by "Bantha" Rawk.[172] "Dang" is a real-world American English exclamation"[168]
  • Dark Greetings: An Imperial greeting.[173][174]
  • Darkspace: Yuuzhan Vong term for hyperspace.[77][175]
  • Dassadeo krova: A Ysannan curse.[176]
  • Dead as Honoghr: Term for non-functioning.[177] Similar to the real-world expression "dead as a doornail."[178]
  • Dead as a Hutt's list of friends: (About a place) dead; quiet, with nothing interesting happening.[179] Similar to the real-world expression "dead as a doornail."[178]
  • Dead as a starship rivet: Deceased.[180] Similar to the real-world expression "dead as a doornail."[178]
  • Dead blade: Term for a simple blade, no more than a sharp object such as a piece of metal, ceramic, transparisteel, or even carbonite. It was considered crude, as compared to a vibroblade or other technology.[121]
  • Deader than a Triton Moon: Phrase used to describe something dead.[181] Similar to the real-world phrase "deader than a doornail."[182]
  • Dead in the water: Failed and unlikely to be successful in the future.[80] Real-world idiom.[183]
  • Dead man: Cuy'val Dar slang for cloned soldiers in the Grand Army of the Republic.[107][141]
  • Deck monkey: Slang for someone who worked in a hangar.[19]
  • Dead Men: Imperial infantry for the crews of armored vehicles.[34]
  • Deece: Slang term commonly used by the Grand Army of the Republic in reference to DC-series blasters.[7]
  • Defenestrate: Slang used by Alliance Special Operations teams for the act of throwing a person out of a window.[2]
  • Delimit: SpecOps term for a Wookiee or other strong opponent engaging in hand-to-hand combat. Believed to be a corruption of the phrase "De-limb it."[2]
  • Detection ceiling: Maximum vertical range at which ground-based sensors could detect and track airborne targets.[135]
  • Dets: Slang term used for detonators.[22]
  • Did Darth Vader wear black? Used to indicate that the answer to a question you have just been asked is an obvious "yes."[100] Similar to the real-world idiom "is the Pope a Catholic?"[184]
  • DIE-wing: Slang term for the TYE-wing Ugly, referring to its alarmingly low combat survivability.[185]
  • Difficult: SpecOps term for easy.[2]
  • Di'kut: A Mandalorian expletive meaning "idiot."[141]
  • A dime a dozen: To be common and of little value. Used by Obi-Wan Kenobi when talking about R2 units.[186] Real-world American English idiom.[187]
  • Dirt: Slang used by stormtroopers for solid ground.[167]
  • Dirt flyer: Phrase used by Jagged Fel to describe an atmospheric pilot.[175]
  • Dirt general: A derogatory Sith term for a non-Force-sensitive military officer.<[188][189]
  • Dirtside: A planet's surface.[22]
  • Dobbin: SpecOps term for an Imperial AT-AT.[2]
  • Doesn't: SpecOps term for Wookiee. See also don't.[2]
  • Do garrals have freckles?: A phrase equivalent to "Does night follow day?"[190] Similar to the real-world humorous offensive saying "Does a bear shit in the woods?"[191]
  • Don't: SpecOps term for several Wookiees. See also doesn't.[2]
  • Drag someone's name into the poodoo pit: To damage someone's reputation.[49] Similar to the real-world idiom "drag someone's name through the mire/mud."[192]
  • Drat: Exclamation used by Cad Bane to express annoyance.[27] Real-world British English exclamation.[193]
  • Dreamers: Elrood sector slang for the Rebel Alliance.[11]
  • The Drift: Elrood sector slang for a large cloud of gas that spans much of the sector.[11]
  • Drink vouchers: SpecOps term for money.[2]
  • Droid Poppers: Clone slang for EMP grenades.[194]
  • Droiding: A phrase to describe the effects of an EMP grenade on a clone commando's helmet.[141]
  • Drok It: A Corellian expletive.[195] Similar to the real-world vulgar expletive "f*ck it."
  • Droyk: A Corellian expletive.[124] Phonetically similar to the real-world swear word "f*ck."
  • Drunken Mynock School of Instruction: A slang phrase for the place where one with minimal piloting skills might have bought his or her pilot's license.[196]
  • Dubesor: An insult on Antipose XII.[112]
  • Dupe: Slang term commonly used by Rebel/Republic pilots, in reference to the TIE/sa bomber.[93]
  • Duck: SpecOps term for an undercover Imperial operative trying not to look like an undercover Imperial operative.[2]
  • Dumb orphan: SpecOps term for an orphan with valuable information.[2]
  • Durned: A derogatory modifier.[197] Similar to the real-world adjective "damned."[198]
  • Dust-ball: Used degradingly to refer to Tatooine.[68]
  • Dustbowl: Used degradingly to refer to Tatooine.[68]
  • Dust mote: Slang used on Tatooine for a grain of sand.[93]
  • Dwarfnut: Neimoidian insult meaning "fool."[137]
  • Dweezer: An insulting noun.[199]

E[]

F[]

  • Falling down a hole into heaven: Phrase used among cyborgs to refer to the pleasant experience that came with using a high quality interface link.[208]
  • Fanboys: General term for hovercraft crew used by Imperial forces.[34]
  • Farkled: An adaptable expletive, as in, "We've been farkled,"[209] or used to describe a bleak or disastrous situation,as in, "We're farkled."[210] Similar to the real-world offensive adjective "f*cked."
  • Fas: A Yuuzhan Vong expletive,[20] also used by Jedi to indicate an area was clear of danger.[211]
  • Fatigue scanning: SpecOps slang for looking for weak spots in an organisation or system.[2]
  • Father: Alliance Intelligence slang for its own organization.[5]
  • Fear gland: SpecOps slang for self preservation instinct, which is considered a bad quality among them.[2]
  • Fedding: An expletive used throughout the Tapani sector of the galaxy.[212] Similar to the real-world swear word "f*cking."
  • Fedejik: An expletive to describe someone stupid as in "stupid fedejik of a pilot.[213]
  • Feech: An Ewok expletive, roughly translating to "darn" or "shoot."[214]
  • Feed like a gravel maggot: Disparaging term in Mos Eisley for taking advantage of others.[43]
  • Feed me to the fishes of Naboo: A statement of incredulity.[215] Similar to the real-world rude British English exclamation "bugger me."[216]
  • Feed the sarlacc: Mos Eisley slang meaning to disappear, never to be seen again; to go into hiding from legal authorities.[43]
  • Feek!: Jawaeese exclamation.[210] Similar to the real-world swear word "f*ck."
  • Feke: An expletive.[19] Phonetically similar to the real-world swear word "f*ck."
  • Felek: The Ansionian word for mentally deranged or addled.[48]
  • Felinx and rodus: A game.[217] Similar to the real-world noun "cat and mouse", a type of behavior akin to that of a cat playing with its prey, such as toying or tormenting someone before killing them, or an intricate game involving endless pursuit, almost getting caught and narrowly escaping.[218]
  • Fergal: Expletive used by Vilmarh Grahrk.[219]
  • Ferglutz: An expletive.[220][221]
  • Few starships short of a fleet: Insane.[222]
  • Fierfek: A Huttese expletive; it means "curse" or "hex," although it is often misunderstood as "poison."[223]
  • Field Thorns: Imperial slang for mines.[34]
  • Fill yer boots: An invitation to help oneself.[7]
  • Filswik: An expletive used by Alliance pilots.[224]
  • Final Jump: A euphemism for death, used by spacers.[55][56][225] Usually connoted a peaceful death. Origin is from the jump to lightspeed.[43]
  • Finally made his/her fortune: Elrood sector slang meaning that the person has died. Normally used sarcastically.[11]
  • Fire-brand: A term used by Crimson Jack to describe Leia Organa, perhaps meaning "troublemaker" or "hothead."[50]
  • Fire Magnet: Infantry term for armored vehicles.[34]
  • Firework: SpecOps slang for anything with a large fusion reactor.[2]
  • 'Firm: Short for affirmative.[20]
  • First twilight: The time between the first and second sunsets in Mos Eisley.[43]
  • Fish: SpecOps term for a fish, or a Mon Calamari or other aquatic species. Also refers to trouble, depending on the context.[2]
  • Fishhead: Slang for a Mon Calamari, used by Han Solo to describe Ackbar.[120]
  • Fishman: A derogatory term used for a Mon Calamari.[226]
  • Flack: An expletive used by many Imperial[124] and Republic troops.[227]
  • Flag of truce: A (sometimes metaphorical) flag which signified a meeting between enemies would occur under a temporary cease-fire. A piece of clothing such as a bandana could be used as the flag.[32] Real-world noun phrase for a white flag.[228]
  • Flam: A term meaning "con" or "hustle."[229]
  • Flaming: A derogatory modifier.[206] Real-world slang.[230]
  • Flandon's Teeth: An exclamatory phrase.[231]
  • Flarg: An expletive.[232]
  • Flatch: A Hutt slang term with the apparent meaning to secure, acquire, accomplish or achieve, as in "flatch the snatch" (abduction).[233]
  • Flizzards: A Hutt expletive, as in "just who in the flizzards are you?"[233]
  • Floob: A Sullustan expletive describing one who has upset the speaker.[19]
  • Flott: An alien expletive.[234]
  • Flup: A Dug expletive.[235] Phonetically similar to the real-world swear word "f*ck."
  • Flutie: Derogatory term for the Ssi-ruu.[236]
  • Flyboy: A slang term for a starfighter pilot,[33] or the pilot of any small-scale starship.[28]
  • Flying rocks: Elrood sector slang for ore carriers.[11]
  • Flying triangles: Elrood sector slang for Star Destroyers.[11]
  • Fofo: Double.[130]
  • For Edge's sake!: An expletive.[58] Similar to the real-world exclamation "for goodness sake."
  • For goodness' sake: Used to express frustration.[87] Real-world exclamation.
  • For heaven's sake: Used to emphasize a request.[237] Real-world exclamation.[238]
  • For stern's sake: An exclamation.[239] Similar to the real-world exclamation "for goodness sake."
  • Force-forsaken: An expression for an unideal location that the Force has apparently neglected.[240] Similar to the real-world adjective "godforsaken."[241]
  • Frac: SpecOps slang for a fraction of a credit, especially non-Imperial currency.[2]
  • Frac's'blacks: SpecOps slang for lots of money in all denominations.[2]
  • Frak or frack: An expletive.[242] Phonetically similar to the real-world swear word "f*ck."
  • Frag: An adaptable expletive.[121] Derivative frag it.[243] It could also be short for "fragmentation," as in frag grenade.[33] The expletive is similar to the real-world American English exclamation "dang."[168]
  • Fraidee-frog: A Gungan term meaning someone who is scared.[244] Similar to the real-world noun "fraidy-cat."[245]
  • Frang: An expletive.[246] Rhymes with the real-world American English exclamation "dang."[168]
  • Freighter bum: An independent spacer of a roguish bent.[225]
  • Freg: An expletive.[247]
  • Frell, variant frelling: A curse.[18][248] Similar to the real-world swear word "f*ck" and its variant "f*cking."
  • Freq: Short for "frequency."[249]
  • Frink: An expletive, i.e. "what the frink?"[250] Similar to the real-world slang word "frick."[251]
  • Frillin': An expletive that is said when surprised.[101][102] Similar to the real-world word "frickin'", a version of the word "fricking."[78]
  • Frip: An expletive.[19] Similar to the real-world slang word "frick."[251]
  • Fripping: An expletive used as an adjective by the natives of the planet Indu San.[19] Similar to the real-world word "fricking"[78] and the rude swear word "frigging."[252]
  • Frizz: An expletive.[249] Similar to the real-world slang word "frick."[251]
  • Frizz off: A rude way of telling someone to go away.[144] A pun on the rude real-world slang phrase "piss off."
  • From the bottom of my fluid sac: Phrase used by Pa'lowicks to emphasize sincerity,[27] similar to the real-world phrase "from the bottom of my heart."[253]
  • Frotz, variant frotzed: A swear word,[254] e.g. "I really wanted to get my hands on a gun of command, and get the frotz off of this planet."[255] Phonetically similar to the real-world swear words "f*ck" and "f*cking."
  • FTL: Short for "faster than light."[22]
  • Full of poodoo: Meaning that a person is lying.[246] Similar to the real-world rude slang phrase "full of shit."[256]
  • Furbag: A usually derogatory term for a Wookiee or other fur-covered species.[101]
  • Furball: A term for a fur-covered species such as a Wookiee[50] or an Ewok;[42] could be used derogatory[50] or as a term of endearment.[42]
  • Fuzzball: Derogatory term used by Han Solo to address Chewbacca.[8]

G[]

H[]

  • Haar'chak: Mando'a expletive,[305][39] translating as "damn it".[306]
  • Hair shirt: Used by Warto to refer to the Wookiee Chewbacca.[32]
  • Haja: Used as both a curse and expression of delight among the nomadic Alwari of Ansion; "jaja" was the Gwurran equivalent.[48]
  • Hammerheads: Nickname for Ithorians;[307] also SpecOps slang for the same species.[2]
  • Hatch persuader: Darman's term to describe a magnetic frame charge.[7]
  • Happy juice: An alcoholic beverage.[215]
  • Happy landings: An old spacer's greeting.[225]
  • Hard contact: Term used by the Grand Army of the Republic to describe a physical engagement with a sentient being.[141]
  • Hard merchandise: Bounty hunter phrase given to the subject upon which a bounty has been placed.[308]
  • Hard-shell Humans: Mimbanite slang for Imperial stormtroopers.[295]
  • Harpy: A derogatory term applied to a female; Ahsoka Tano referred to Asajj Ventress as a hairless one.[309]
  • Haul jets: Spacer slang for departing an area as fast as possible.[55][56]
  • Have one's fingers in many stewpots: Have a large number of connections.[124] Similar to the real-world idiom "have a finger in every pie."[310]
  • Have you gone spacesick?: Neimoidian expression.[49][311]
  • Headhunting: SpecOps slang for locating an enemy's primary nerve center with the intent to destroy it.[2]
  • Headshot: SpecOps slang for an operation which renders the rest of an enemy's operations completely useless.[2]
  • Healing juice: Phrase used to describe bacta or kolto. Used by Jolee Bindo.[33]
  • Heap of bantha dung: An insult.[312] Similar to the real-world offensive noun "piece of shit."
  • Heaven: A place of joy and rest, e.g. "a glutton's heaven"[54] or "falling down a hole into heaven", a phrase used among cyborgs to refer to the pleasant experience that came with using a high quality interface link.[208] Real-world noun.[313]
  • Heavenly hutches: An interjection used by Lepi.[132]
  • Heck: Mild expletive.[271] Real-world exclamation.[314]
  • Heel-and-toe express: Slang for a long walk, march or run.[146]
  • Hell: Expletive; could also be modified with intensifiers, for example; "What the hell are you doing"[28] or "Where in eight Stalbringion hells did that come from?"[22] Real-world swear word.
  • Helping the Emperor: Elrood sector slang for someone who has been arrested by the Empire and forced to work in the mines of Imperial Mining.[11]
  • Hibernation: Slang for time that droids and computers rest.[315]
  • High-Altitude: Alliance Intelligence slang for undercover.[5]
  • High-band transmission: Any transmission at high, very high, ultrahigh or superhigh frequencies.[135]
  • High numbers: A slang for "advantage," as in the phrase "He has all the high numbers…" used by Han Solo; probably a term originating from gambling.[85]
  • Hijack: SpecOps slang for getting a complete stranger to render assistance, via trickery, bribing, persuasion etc.[2]
  • His Imperial Travesty: Elrood sector slang for Palpatine.[11]
  • Hitching a ride: SpecOps slang for using someone else's intelligence facilities or network, usually without their knowledge or permission.[2]
  • Hits off the Cosmic Deck: Fate and playing the cards one was dealt.[57]
  • Home is where you lay your head: Rebel saying.[167] Similar to the real-world proverb "home is where the heart is."[316]
  • Hold your dewbacks: Used to tell someone to wait, slow down.[317] Similar to the real-world idiom "hold your horses."[318]
  • HoloNet bimbo or Holo-bim: Slang for a less-than-ladylike female celebrity. Used to describe Yara Grugara.[107]
  • Holy beek-monkeys!: An interjection used by Han Solo.[132] Similar to the real-world term "holy catfish/cow/cricket/mackerel."[319]
  • Holy Hutt!: An exclamation.[320] Similar to the real-world term "holy catfish/cow/cricket/mackerel."[319]
  • Holy mother of meteors: Interjection used by Han Solo.[120] Similar to the real-world interjection "holy mother of God."[321]
  • Holy milking Sith!: Sullustan exclamation.[113] Similar to the real-world rude slang exclamation "holy shit."
  • Holy Sith!: An interjection.[322][323] A pun on the real-world rude slang exclamation "holy shit."
  • Home free: A term meaning "safe," used by Luke Skywalker.[89] "Be home free" is a real-world American English idiom meaning to have finished the hardest part of something and is therefore likely sure to succeed.[324]
  • Home sweet home: A phrase Han Solo used to refer to places at which he had stayed, such as Aduba-3.[50] Real-world idiom.[325]
  • Honest to Entropy!: An exclamation.[58]
  • Hoodoo: Used by Jariah Syn to refer to Cade Skywalker's Force powers.[26] Real-world noun.[326]
  • Hook up a power coupling (or hook up a power conduit): Slang for sexual intercourse.[105]
  • Hoo-man (or Hoo-mie): Rodian slang for Humans.[276]
  • Hooted like a cloud ape: A phrase used to refer to speech that was melodic or rhythmic.[327]
  • Hornhead: A derogatory term for a Zabrak.[328]
  • Hot wash-up: Grand Army of the Republic military slang for a briefing in which the failures of a mission are reviewed.[280]
  • How do you plot that course?: A phrase meaning "How did you come to that conclusion?"[329]
  • How the kriff: Intensifier used to express surprise, e.g. "How the kriff did you manage that?".[9] Since "kriff" is believed to be the Star Wars equivalent of the real-world swear-word f*ck,[330] "how the kriff" would be similar to the real-world offensive phrase "how the f*ck."
  • How the stang: Intensifier used to express surprise, e.g. "How the stang did you access that?".[331] Similar to the real-world phrase "how the hell."
  • Hrai!: A Morgukai equivalent of a laugh.[332]
  • HSS: SpecOps acronym for High Speed Surgery, referring to the act of disabling an armored vehicle or starship by cutting a hole in the hull and injecting a grenade or thermal detonator.[2]
  • Hufgeb Hsicl Merht: Expletive phrase used by Dugs.[235]
  • Huk: A slur used by the Kaleesh, meaning "soulless bug," which was used to describe a Yam'rii.[333]
  • Hundred club: SpecOps slang for people with bounties on them that exceed 100,000 credits and are still free.[2]
  • Hurt vector: Slang for a person who seems to attract misfortune to themselves as well as others around them.[146]
  • Hutt slime!: A curse.[334] Similar to the real-world rude exclamation "bullshit."
  • Huttspit: A curse in the Ciutric Hegemony.[335] Similar to the real-world rude exclamation "bullshit."
  • Huttwash: An expletive used for disbelief in a statement made by someone else.[336] Similar to the real-world noun "hogwash."[337]
  • Hut'uun: Mando'a curse for "coward."[18]
  • Hyperspace commo: Slang for faster-than-light communication.[57]

I[]

  • Idiot thrift: Slang for the act of scavenging.[338]
  • IED: Short for Improvised Explosive Devices.[141]
  • I'll be broggled: An exclamation of surprise.[15] Similar to the real-world phrase "I'll be damned."[339]
  • I'll be Kesseled: Exclamation of surprise.[124] Similar to the real-world phrase "I'll be damned."[339]
  • I'll see you in Hell!: An exclamation.[8][340] Real-world phrase.[341]
  • Imperialist: A term for star systems that supported Emperor Palpatine and the Empire following the end of the Clone Wars.[107]
  • Impies: Slang term for Imperials.[342]
  • Imps: Slang and ironic term for Imperials (stormtroopers, TIE pilots etc.).[202]
  • Impstar Deuce: Slang term often used by Rebel/New Republic pilots when referring to an Imperial Star Destroyer Mark II.[202]
  • In big doo-doo: Gungan slang for being in serious trouble.[83] Similar to the real-world vulgar phrase "in deep shit."[343]
  • In deep bantha dung: To be in a lot of trouble.[277] Similar to the real-world vulgar phrase "in deep shit."[343]
  • In humpty deep poodoo: Ugnaught term for being in a lot of trouble.[344] Similar to the real-world vulgar phrase "in deep shit."[343]
  • In deep mopak: To be in deep trouble.[48] Similar to the real-world vulgar phrase "in deep shit."[343]
  • In Malachor: Used to make a statement more forceful, as in "There is no way in Malachor that I'm going to lead this pitiful squad."[150] Similar to the real-world idiom "in Hell," e.g. "There is no way in Hell I'm going!".[345]
  • Insect: A contemptible person.[145] Real-world noun.[346]
  • Interesting: SpecOps term for Very Dangerous.[2]
  • In the poodoo: To be in deep trouble.[291] Similar to the offensive real-world British English idiom "in the shit."[347]
  • In the Name: Exclamation.[112]Similar to the real-world idiom "in the name of God/Heaven."[348]
  • In the name of…!: An exclamation.[112][349] Similar to the real-world idiom "in the name of God/Heaven."[348]
  • In the name of Chaos: An exclamation.[58] Similar to the real-world idiom "in the name of Heaven."[348]
  • In the name of the Core: See in the name of Chaos.[58][111]
  • In the name of the Edge, the Core, and everything in between: One of Lando Calrissian's mystical expletives; see in the name of Chaos.[111]
  • In the name of the Eternal: Expletive used by Lando Calrissian and Bassi Vobah; see in the name of Chaos.[112]
  • In the name of the Galactic Center: Another one of Lando Calrissian's mystical expletives; see in the name of Chaos.[58]
  • In the name of the Galactic Drift: Yet another one of Lando Calrissian's mystical expletives; see in the name of Chaos.[58]
  • Into the nexu's den: Into a strongly defended area.[19] Similar to the real-world idiom "the lion's den," referring to a dangerous place or situation.[350]
  • Ion surprise: A smuggler term used to describe a surprise appearance of ion weapons in a battle.[351]
  • Ish'ka: A Yuuzhan Vong expletive, used to indicate one's displeasure with a situation.[352]
  • ISD: An Imperial Star Destroyer.[196]

J[]

K[]

  • Kanabar: Used by members of the Yuuzhan Vong worker caste to refer to one of their peers.[211]
  • Kane a bar: An insult translating from the Yuuzhan Vong language as "dung of a meat maggot"; a play on the Yuuzhan Vong word kanabar.[20]
  • Kanushka: A Kubaz expletive.[73]
  • Kark: Derogatory expletive.[130]
  • Kath hound: A coward, e.g. "You want to slink away like a kath hound banished from its pack."[365]
  • Kath-mutt: An insult.[189]
  • Kath pup: A coward; e.g. "Hide in the bushes like a scared little kath pup."[366]
  • Kerko: Slang term for Kerkoidens.[367]
  • Kick-ass: Slang term for cool or interesting.[359] Real-world adjective.[368]
  • Kick-the-rancor: Slang in Palpatine's court for a stupid stunt where the gain is not proportioned to the risks.[124]
  • Kill two birds with one stone: A term that means to finish two objectives in one move.[369] Real-world idiom.[370]
  • King-size: An adjective meaning "very large," used by Luke Skywalker to describe sea-dragons.[50] Real-world adjective.[371]
  • Kingdom-come: A term for the location where something that has been destroyed goes.[119] Real-world noun.[372]
  • Kiss my asteroid: Non-canon phrase used to show disagreement.[373] A parody of the vulgar real-world slang phrase "kiss my ass."
  • Kiss my Wookiee: Used to show a lack of respect for someone.[374] Similar to the vulgar real-world slang phrase "kiss my ass."
  • Klick: Slang term for kilometer.[335] Real-world slang.[375]
  • Koochoo or koochu: Huttese for "idiot."[137]
  • Knocking on the Roof: Orbital bombardment on planetary shields.[34]
  • Koovy: Squib term for something cool and groovy.[376]
  • Krazsch: An expletive used by the Riileb people.[377]
  • Kreetle: An insult.[49]
  • Kriff: An expletive.[134] Since "kriffing" is believed to be the Star Wars version of "f*cking,"[330] "kriff" would be the Star Wars equivalent of the swear word "f*ck."
  • Kriffing: A derogatory modifier version of "kriff".[124] It is believed that Timothy Zahn created the word by reversing the "f" and the "k" from the term "fricking," which is a synonym of real-world swear-word f*cking.[330]
  • The kriff you did: Used to tell someone that you didn't believe something that they said to you.[21] Similar to the real-world idiom "the hell someone is/does."
  • Kriff it: Used for showing anger with something, e.g. "new planets were supposed to be romantic, kriff it."[378] Since "kriffing" is believed to be the Star Wars version of "f*cking,"[330] "kriff it" would be the Star Wars equivalent of "f*ck it."
  • Krop: Exclamation.[300]
  • Krozit: A Nikto expletive.[357]
  • KSA: Kinky Silver Armor. A SpecOps term for an Imperial radtrooper.[2]
  • Ktah: A rare Cheunh curse.[379] Reserved for intense or unusual situations due to the Chiss' non-emotional nature.
  • Kung: A Huttese insult (or compliment) translating as "scum," as in "U kulle rah doe kankee kung," meaning "You are my kind of scum."[42]
  • Kvark: An Ewok expletive.[380]
  • Kwagg: Expletive used by Morag.[381]
  • Kwee-kunee: Queen.[130]

L[]

  • Law book: Elrood sector slang for blaster, referring to people who take the law into their own hands by using it. Also rulebook.[11]
  • LA-LAs: Gallisport swoop gang slang. Nickname for the Legally Authorized Law Authorities that policed the city.[29]
  • Larty: GAR slang for LAAT/i gunships.[7]
  • Laserbrain: An insult, e.g. "I don't know where you get your delusions, laserbrain."[8] Similar to the real-world noun "birdbrain."[37]
  • Last trip home: Alderaanian slang for dying, following the destruction of Alderaan.[382]
  • Leaping lizard: An admirative exclamation.[383]
  • Leaping Luterian Lizard-lickers: An admirative exclamation.[384]
  • LED: Acronym for "light-emitting diode."[135] Real-world terminology.[385]
  • Lightfight: Slang term for a fight involving blasters.[93]
  • Lies like a Gran: Phrase implying the subject lies numerously and terribly.[386] Similar to the real-world American English idiom "lie like a rug," meaning to lie constantly.[387]
  • Life's a Bith: Bithuband tagline.[388] A pun on the real-world idiom "life's a bitch (and then you die)."[389]
  • Lift vector: Vector force exerted by a vehicle to counteract gravity.[135]
  • Lighter: Gallisport swoop gang slang. A flamethrower.[29]
  • Lightfoot: Armor crew term for infantry attached to tank units.[34]
  • Like chubba: Certainly not.[390] Similar to the real-world phrase "like hell."
  • Like shooting Mon Cals in a fish bowl: Deal-slang for making many easy big deals from less than intelligent clients.[6] Similar to the real-world phrase "like shooting fish in a barrell," meaning "extremely easy."[391]
  • The Link: Elrood sector slang for an informal sector-wide network of gossipers that passed secrets and rumors throughout the sector.[11]
  • Lint-Nerf: Slang term for a large dust-ball, used around 7 ABY.[185]
  • A load of drutash castings: Sullustan expression for something that is not true.[311] Similar to the real-world idiom "a load of crap, nonsense, rubbish, etc."[392]
  • A load of poodoo: Referring to something that is not true.[393] Similar to the real-world rude slang phrase "a load of shit."[394]
  • Loca murishani!: Crazy bounty hunters![39][306]
  • Local Rocket-Fuel: Slang for any home-brewed alcoholic beverage.[395]
  • LOL: Acronym for "laugh out loud," used in e-mail to express that something is amusing.[45] Real-world abbreviation.[396]
  • Long Arm of the Empire: Artillery fire.[34]
  • Look like something the scurrier dragged in: To look very dirty.[68] Similar to the real-world idiom "look like something the cat dragged in."[397]
  • Loot: Imperial slang for lieutenant.[19]
  • Lorda: Huttese for "boss." "Ma lorda" was the Huttese equivalent of "my lord."[137]
  • Lords of Atron!: An exclamation.[398] Similar to real-world exclamations like "good lord", "oh lord" etc.[399]
  • Lost in the Wastes: Mos Eisley phrase for being totally unprepared for a given situation. Refers to getting lost in the Jundland Wastes.[43]
  • Loz noy jitat: A curse.[130]
  • Lullaby: Alliance Intelligence slang for suicide pill.[5]
  • Lurdo: An Ewokese term meaning jerk, dummy, etc.[214][400][401]
  • Lubed: An exclamation used by Ben Skywalker, meaning cool.[285]
  • Lum run: A task or assignment that has become common or routine, or an endeavor that involves little to no risks.[402] Similar to the real-world noun "milk run."[82]
  • Lumrunner: Term given to smugglers who made difficult or even impossible runs look common or routine. It was also a term to describe individuals who gained a reputation for doing easy work or handling low-risk assignments.[402] Similar to the real-world noun "milk run."[82]

M[]

  • Madclaw: Term for a Wookiee who has lashed out against another Wookiee with their claws, which is considered dishonorable and/or a sign of insanity in Wookiee culture.[33]
  • Mandie: A derogatory term for Mandalorian shock troopers, used by Old Republic troops.[107]
  • Manding: A juvenile slang term with the implied meaning of very or totally, used in the Tapani sector of the galaxy.[212]
  • May the Force be with you: Used to wish an individual good luck[28] or good will.[349]
  • May your tribe find joy: Eickarie version of greetings with reply may your tribe find wealth.[403]
  • May warrior's fortune smile on our efforts: A phrase used by Syndic Mitth'ras'safis before his death aboard Outbound Flight and Senior Captain Mitth'raw'nuruodo during his campaign prior to the Battle of Outbound Flight.[404]
  • Max-mag or maxmag: Maximum magnification,[73] like in "maxmag that," which means "magnify that."[20]
  • Meatbag: A derogatory term coined by HK-47 to describe any organic being; HK-47 first used this term in reference to Malak.[33][105]
  • Meat can: Slang for soldier, referring to armor.[7] The term was also used to reference clone commandos.[107]
  • Meat droid: A derogatory term for clone troopers.[107]
  • Mechanical(s): Slang for droids and other self-operating machinery.[135]
  • Medilab: A medical laboratory. Alternately, medlab.[105]
  • Meet one's destiny: A euphemism for death, in particular during a duel or other conflict. Can be used directly towards the opponent (using the second person possessive for the subject of the phrase)[42] or in reference to someone having been killed in a duel.[405]
  • Mesh'la: Beautiful.[130]
  • Milking: A mild expletive.[19]
  • Milking mopak: Exclamation.[19] Similar to the real-world phrase "holy shit"; see mopak.
  • Mineral grubber: An underground miner.[295]
  • Minions of Xendor!: An exclamation.[406] This also refers to the followers of the darksider Xendor during the Jedi conflict known as the First Great Schism.[407]
  • Moactan teel: A rare Cheunh expletive, roughly translated to "fair-haired," implying that something about the person was non-Chiss.[203]
  • Moisture boy: Young moisture farmers who come to Mos Eisley headstrong and lacking common sense. Refers to anyone who doesn't know their way around. Highly offensive in farming communities.[43]
  • Mon Cals in a fish bowl: Deal-slang for many easy big deals from less than intelligent clients.[6] Similar to the real-world phrase "like shooting fish in a barrell," meaning "extremely easy."[391]
  • Monkey-lizard chase: A futile search.[408] Similar to the real-world phrase wild goose chase.[258]
  • Moojpuck: An Ansionian expletive, often used by the Gwurran.[48]
  • Mopak: An expletive. It could refer to nonsense, e.g. "pure mopak";[19] trouble, e.g. "in deep mopak";[48] a bad situation, e.g. "all the mopak Jax had been through";[409] or something of bad quality, e.g. "He's a mopak bodyguard."[410] It could also be used as an insult, such as "the stupid mopak";[19] or as an exclamation, e.g. "milking mopak."[19] The phrase "scare the mopak out of" meant to terrify someone.[243] The use of the word is similar to the real-world swear word "shit."
  • Moron: A stupid or foolish individual.[411]
  • Mos: Element of Tatooine cities (e.g. Mos Eisley).[412]
  • Mosquitos: Used by Treve to refer to a group of Separatist remote droids.[378]
  • Mother: Alliance Intelligence slang for case officer.[5]
  • Mother of Kwath!: An exclamation.[413] Similar to the real-world interjection "mother of God."[321]
  • Mradhe Muck: A curse, as in "What the blinkin' mradhe muck is going on here?"[149]
  • MRR: An abbreviation of "Meals ready to regurgitate," the name given by Rebel Alliance fighter pilots to food provided by Imperial forces after capture[414]
  • MRU: Much regret, unable.[7]
  • Mudcrutch: An insult.[415] Also mudcrutch whelp.[189]
  • Mudfoot: Armor crew term for infantry attached to walker units.[34]
  • Mudlicker: An insult meaning unskilled or incompetent.[105]
  • Mulligrubs: An expression of unease, as in "gave her the mulligrubs."[416] Similar to the real-world phrase "give someone the creeps."[417]
  • Munk: A Stassian expletive, indicating a form of excrement.[229]
  • Murglak: An insult;[418] derogatory spacer term.[130] See also son of a Murglak.
  • Mynock: (v) To scavenge or steal from another, to profit from another's accomplishment or loot from another's kill (e.g., "someone comes along and mynocks your kill").[105] Also a non-canon insult, e.g. "crazy old mynock."[110]
  • Mynock muffins!: An expletive similar to bantha fodder.[111]
  • Myra's tentacles: An exclamation.[260]

N[]

  • Nebbie: A Rebel Alliance term for the EF76 Nebulon-B escort frigate.[4]
  • Needle match: A phrase used by Grand Army of the Republic leaders to refer to a personal disagreement between men[419]
  • Neep: A slang term for a person that installs computer systems.[107]
  • Neg that: Expression used by Jaina Solo and Tahiri Veila to mean "that's negative" or "false."[20]
  • Negatron: A negative interjection essentially meaning "no."[146]
  • Neimie: Clone Wars-era slang for Neimoidians.[107]
  • Nerf and Wookiee Show: An overstaged presentation.[420] Similar to the real-world "dog and pony show."[421]
  • Nerf dung: An insult.[422] Similar to the real-world noun "piece of shit."
  • Nerf herder: Individuals who herded members of the nerf species; used as an insult.[8][300] The corresponding adjective for the insult "nerf herder" was "nerf-herding"; when Salla Zend was reunited with her former lover Han Solo, she referred to him as a "nerf-herdin' son of a —."[423]
  • Nerf-rider: An insult.[424]
  • Nek take it.: A curse used on Nar Shaddaa.[425]
  • Nekouda: A Ysannan curse.[176]
  • Nerve Burner: An insult referring to mental stability.[8]
  • Nessie: Slang for a native of the Stenness Node.[426]
  • Nest-fellow: A Basic term for anyone from the same hive or colony.[107]
  • Newsblink: A small piece of news that was delivered quickly[427]
  • NFQ: Normal For Qiilura. Slang used by clone commandos during a mission on Qiilura.[141]
  • Nicely dressed: Gambler slang for any being very obviously carrying weapons, such as bounty hunters. The opposite of stylishly dressed.[107]
  • Nightcrawler: Term used by inhabitants of Tatooine for small insects active during the night.[135]
  • No-being's-land: An area separating two or more opposing ground forces, but unclaimed by none. Often reduced to a wasteland, and virtually always dangerous.[158] Similar to the real-world noun "no-man's land."[428]
  • No poodoo: Used as an expression of surprise.[19] Similar to the real-world offensive idiom "no shit."[429]
  • Noob: A new addition to a military unit; often pejorative. Can also refer to a veteran making a rookie mistake. The corresponding adjective was noobish.[164][23][430]"Noob" is a real-world noun for an inexperienced person.[431]
  • Noodlefishing: A term Leia Organa Solo used to describe the mindless activities of most politicians' lives.[107]
  • Not firing on all thrusters: Not entirely sane.[420]
  • Not give a bucket of tusker poop: A Korun phrase, meaning not to care about something at all.[121] Similar to the real-world offensive idiom "not give a shit."[432]
  • Nova-happy: An insult used by Jolli to describe Han Solo in response to his insulting her; exact meaning uncertain; compare space-happy.[85]
  • Noxious: An Alliance Intelligence term for Imperial Security[5] and ISB personnel.[107]
  • NRU: Nice Red Uniform. SpecOps slang for Imperial Royal Guardsmen.[2]
  • Nut: Slang noun for a crazy person.[433] Real-world noun.[434]
  • Nuts: Slang adjective for crazy.[32][33] Real-world word.

O[]

  • Off your repulsors: Crazy.[435] Similar to the real-world idiom "off your rocker."[436]
  • Oh crap: Expression of dismay, usually used in anger or frustration.[435] Offensive real-world interjection.[437]
  • Oh mooie-mooie: Gungan exclamation.[83] Phonetically similar to the real-world idiom "my oh my."[438]
  • Oh my: Exclamation of surprise or incredulity[83] from the real world.[439]
  • Oh my goodness: Exclamation of surprise[170] from the real world.
  • Oh my skies: Exclamation,[440] similar to the real-world phase "oh my God/goodness."
  • Oh, my stars: An exclamation.[242][441] Real-world interjection.[442]
  • Old Order: A term used to describe the Galactic Republic as far back as the Mandalorian Wars, when it was used by Cassus Fett.[443] It was also used to refer to the Old Republic in the days of the Separatist Crisis/Clone Wars (promoting the Confederacy's New Order) and the Galactic Empire (in contrast to the term "New Order"),[source?] or to refer to the original Jedi Order after the establishment of the New Jedi Order.[329] Also used by Darth Krayt when he took over the Fel Empire and the galaxy.[source?]
  • Old Spaceman's Home: Retirement; to a spacer.[57]
  • Old Spacer's Home: Retirement for spacers.[288]
  • Old timer: A term used by Han Solo to describe or address old men such as Don-Wan Kihotay and Obi-Wan Kenobi.[50] Real-world noun.[444]
  • OmegaAxl: Expression of awesomeness.[249]
  • One-eyed egg-sucking sons of slime-devils: An insult.[445] "Egg-sucking" is similar to the real-world noun "suck-egg," referring to someone who is young, stupid, or despicable.[139] "Sons of slime-devils", is similar to the real-world idiom "son of a bitch."[446]
  • One mynock does not an infestation make: Proverb used by Obi-Wan Kenobi; one instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.[134] Similar to the real-world phrase "one swallow does not make a summer."[447]
  • On someone's afterburners: Following someone closely.[94] Similar to the real-world phrase "(hot) on someone's heels."[448]
  • One Stang of a time: Used to describe something difficult, e.g., "We'll have one Stang of a time getting them to surface again."[295] Similar to the real-world phrase "one hell of a time."[449]
  • Ootman: Huttese for "outlander."[450]
  • Open mouth, insert boot: Meaning someone has said something inappropriate.[32]
  • Ord: Acronym for Ordnance/Regional Depot. Often an element in place names, for instance Ord Mantell, Ord Cestus, or Ord Pardron.
  • Organics: A derogatory term coined by HK-50s to describe any organic being. This term made HK-47 very upset, prompting him to say, "'Anger' would be an understatement for the heat that builds up in my behavior core when these cheap imitations make their presence felt throughout the galaxy."[105]
  • Original Light: "What in the name of the Original Light…" was used as a mild oath, perhaps pertaining to creation.[57][225]
  • Orphan: Alliance Intelligence slang for disbanding an intelligence network, thereby "orphaning" the agents in the field.[5]
  • Osik: Mandalorian expletive, referring to excrement.[7][451] Similar to the real-world swear word "shit."
  • Ossus Day: A day of reflection, coined by Jedi but also observed in many parts of the galaxy.[452]
  • Ou: Apparently, the Alwari term for "oh."[48]
  • Out of the woods: A phrase meaning "escaped from danger" used by Han Solo.[152] Real-world idiom.[453]
  • Outboard: A term used to describe the outer hull of a starship, something mounted on the hull of a ship, or something outside the ship entirely.[135]
  • Outlander: A term used to describe or address someone from a different planet.[170] Real-world noun for someone who hails from another country or area.[454]
  • Outworlder: Another term used to describe or address someone from a different planet.[85]

P[]

  • Pacify: Alliance Intelligence slang for to kill.[5]
  • P for Plenty: A phrase used by Kal Skirata's trained group of Null ARCs to describe the amount of explosives needed in any given situation.[141]
  • Pagh: A dismissive or derisive Ansionian term.[48]
  • Pain in the choobies: An expression used for something that caused discomfort or was otherwise troublesome.[57][455] Similar to the real-world offensive idiom "pain in the ass/butt."[456]
  • Palpatine's advocate: Challenging the popular opinion by voicing an opposing view in order to encourage discussion and thought on the topic.[291] Similar to the real-world noun "devil's advocate."[457]
  • Palpatine's got a lightsaber: An expression used when a person doubted someone else.[19] A reference to Palpatine's deception.
  • Palps: A term commonly used for Chancellor/Emperor Palpatine by Omega and Delta squads.[331]
  • Parking slip: A defined space to park surface vehicles.[135]
  • Pateesa: Friend, sweetie, darling.[130]
  • Pazaak shark: A term used for a very good pazaak player; usually indicating that the player in question is posing as a novice in order to sucker large amounts of money from their victims.[105]
  • Peachy: Great.[32] Real-world adjective.[458]
  • Peedunky: A Huttese insult, translating loosely as punk.[83]
  • Peel open like a can of nerf gizzards: To forcefully peel open; often used by starfighter pilots in reference to an enemy ship.[459]
  • Peewo: Pronunciation of the acronym for "principal weapons officer"; in use aboard Republic naval ships during the Clone Wars.[7]
  • Penniless: An adjective used by Crimson Jack to describe Han Solo after robbing him of treasure, meaning "without money."[50] Real-world adjective.[460]
  • Permes: Term for a person from the Corellian system, that was thereby eligble for marriage to a member of the Ensterite, a Corellian sect which forbade marriage with anyone from outside the system.[73]
  • Phwoar: A Mandalorian expletive.[141]
  • Picking between One and Fourteen: Slang for a choice between equally bad outcomes. Originates from miners in the Lythos system which had to choose whether to work on fiery Lythos I or frigid Lythos XIV.[461]
  • A piece of cake or merely piece of cake: Very easy.[462] Real-world idiom.[463]
  • Piffer: Slang for an attractive woman.[133]
  • Pifgah: A Gwurran expletive, used when one was frustrated.[48]
  • Pifgot: A Gwurran expletive, used when one was frustrated.[48]
  • Piglet-Mommy: A derogatory statement used by Gamorreans.[464]
  • Pinkie or pinky: Slang term used by aliens such as Kerlo[465] and Warto to address humans.[32]
  • Piston-head: Derogatory term used to describe the IG-86 sentinel droid series, as Ahsoka Tano referred to them.[466]
  • Plan B: A term used by pilots,[406] Jedi,[349] Mandalorians—Mandalorians always had a plan B "just in case"—[467] and Dark Lord of the Sith Darth Caedus.[291] It referred to a backup plan; when used in the context of a mercenary or soldier, it could refer to additional soldiers ready to support a soldier even if that soldier felt he or she would not need help.[467] Some beings, such as Han Solo, sometimes didn't prepare any "plan B," sticking with just the primary "plan A" (B being the second letter in the High Galactic alphabet and A the first).[406] During the Clone Wars, Obi-Wan Kenobi asked Anakin Skywalker, "Do you have a plan B?" when they were trapped in ray shields aboard The Invisible Hand.[349] Real-world noun.[468]
  • Planetfall: A term to describe the act of landing on a planet.[57][146][225] Adapted from the real-world noun "landfall."[469]
  • Plastic boy: Rebel slang for stormtrooper or any Imperial in armor.[101]
  • Plastic soldier: SpecOps term for a stormtrooper.[2]
  • Poison: Alliance Intelligence slang for Imperial Intelligence.[5]
  • Pointer: Slang term commonly used by Invid pilots, in reference to the T-65 X-wing starfighter.[84]
  • Podoo: A Huttese term meaning "fodder," a coarse type of food for livestock.[42] Used as a swear word,[83] and also as a term for nonsense,[271] or someone[378] or something that a person disliked.[49] The word and its various meanings are similar to the real-world impolite word "shit."
  • Popper: Gallisport swoop gang slang. A riot suppression gun. So-called because of the distinctive popping sound the weapon made.[29]
  • Pound Ground: To disembark from a vehicle.[57]
  • Predsill: A insult.[470]
  • Preflight rundown: The series of instrumentation and mechanical checks made aboard a starship prior to takeoff.[135]
  • Pretzel-bender: A colloquial term for someone who makes pretzels.[112]
  • Prime: Juvenile equivalent to "cool." Similar to "wizard."[222]
  • Proties: Elrood sector slang for someone or something that is perceived as useless. Short for protocol droid.[11]
  • Prugnuficating: An as yet unknown disgusting act or natural phenomenon;[209] possibly some variation of defecating, putrefying, or both.[30]
  • PSC: Plastic Soldier Carrier. SpecOps term for an Imperial AT-AT walker.[2]
  • Puck: Walker crew term for repulsortanks.[34]
  • Puck-Heads: Walker crew term for repulsortank crews.[34]
  • Pulling a Bindo: A term used to describe a Jedi who had disobeyed the Jedi Code by marrying. The term originated from the exploits of the rogue Padawan Jolee Bindo.[105]
  • Punching up a jump: The act of entering coordinates into a navigation computer prior to making the jump to lightspeed.[135]
  • Pure pazaak or pure sabacc: A slang term indicating perfect, derived from a winning pazaak/sabacc hand.[105] Similar to the real-world exclamation "bingo."[471]
  • Pustina: A Drach'nam expletive.[472]
  • Put on your retro-rockets: Used to tell someone to wait, slow down.[32]
  • Puul: A Yuuzhan Vong expletive.[473]

R[]

  • Race the run: Elrood sector slang for going for one end of the Elrood-Derilyn Trade Route to the other.[11]
  • Race the run adrift: Elrood sector slang for going for one end of the Elrood-Derilyn Trade Route to the other, and making it to Derilyn.[11]
  • Raim: A curse word.[474]
  • Raising ship: Leaving a planet in a starship or the act of lifting off.[135] Similar to the real-world phrase "raise sail", meaning to begin a journey, especially on water.[475]
  • Rake: Slang term for a swoop.[462]
  • Rancor-roll: To overwhelm, crush.[124] Similar to the real-world verb "steamroll."
  • Rankweed sucker: An insult.[73][476] Similar to the real-world noun "suck-egg," referring to someone who is young, stupid, or despicable.[139]
  • RawMat or rawmat: Corporate slang for "raw materials."[477][478][479]
  • Raygun: A term used by inhabitants of backwater planets to describe blaster technology.[480]
  • RC: Acronym for "Republic commando."[141]
  • RPC: Acronym for "Request the Pleasure of your Company."[7]
  • Reading the g's: Term used by fighter pilots in reference to dialing down an inertial compensator to get a tactile feel for the movements of their ships.[481]
  • Readout: Term for data produced by a data bank or electronic measuring instrument; a video monitor linked to a data storage and retrieval system.[135]
  • Rear echelon bantha fodder: Slang term for support personnel, usually not fit for combat or heavy duty, in the military.[408]
  • Rebel scum: Disdainful term for a member of the Alliance to Restore the Republic, used almost exclusively by Imperials.[42][101]
  • "Rebel scum this!": Rebel trooper response to the above insult.[101]
  • REBJ: Acronym for "Rapid Entry By Jedi," used by Galactic Alliance Guard.[285]
  • Redrobes: Slang for the Red Guards who protected the Supreme Chancellor and later the Emperor.[482]
  • Red Zero: Military term for requesting immediate extraction.[7]
  • Recce: Short for "reconnaissance."[7] Real-world British English noun.[483]
  • Rep: Associate of the Republic; used during the Clone Wars.[332] Also used about associates of the New Republic.[484]
  • Ridge-head parachute: "Ridge-head" is slang for Rodians, but the meaning of "parachute" here is unknown.[481]
  • Riding the mirrors: A term given to piloting the orbital climate control mirrors on Coruscant.[485]
  • Rimkin: Slur referring to the inhabitants of the systems in the Outer Rim.[486] During the Pius Dea Era, it was used by Pius Dea Faithful to refer to alien converts.[487]
  • Rimmer: Slang for a being hailing from the Outer Rim.[167]
  • Rock: Slang for "planet." Sometimes used degradingly to refer to barren worlds like Tatooine.[28]
  • Rock chewers: Elrood sector slang for miners.[11]
  • Rocketjock: Slang for a starfighter pilot.[19]
  • Rocket-rabbit: A slang term Jaxxon applies to himself, perhaps meaning a Lepi spacer.[132]
  • Rocket Riders: Speeder bike-mounted scouts.[34]
  • Rodder: A swear word;[262] could also be used as an insult.[336] Similar to the rude real-world British English noun/exclamation "bugger."[488]
  • Rodie: Short for Rodian.[489]
  • Roller: Clone trooper slang for a Hailfire droid.[101] Also slang for a droideka, used amongst the clone commandos.[18]
  • Rollies: Clone trooper slang for droidekas.[490]
  • Rolling deathballs: Another slang for droidekas, as Ahsoka Tano referred to them.[491]
  • Roods: Elrood sector slang for anyone born or having spent most of their life in the sector.[11]
  • Rookie: Slang name given to new recruits of the GAR by older, more battle-worn clones. Same as "shinie."[492] Real-world noun for someone who has just begun a career and lacks expertise, particularly someone who has just joined the armed forces or police.[493]
  • Rot you: Expletive[494] similar to the real-world phrase "damn you."
  • RTs: Gallisport swoop gang slang. Standing for "Real Things" – actual law enforcement officials who remain safe behind the walled sections of Gallisport.[29]
  • Rulebook: Elrood sector slang for blaster, referring to people who take the law into their own hands by using it. Also law book.[11]
  • The Run: Elrood sector nickname for the Elrood-Derilyn Trade Route.[11]
  • Rust bucket: A run-down vehicle.[283] Real-world British English slang.[495]
  • RV: Short for rendezvous, either the noun or the verb. Can also refer to the location of a rendezvous.[7]

S[]

  • Sabacc face: An expression to hide one's true emotions.[20] Similar to the real-world term "poker face."[496]
  • Sand mine: Mos Eisley slang for something worthless; something that anyone with common sense should know better than to get involved with.[43]
  • Sandman: SpecOps term for a sandtrooper.[2]
  • SBD: Abbreviation for Super Battle Droid.[7][141]
  • Scamp: An expletive or exclamation used by Leia Organa Solo.[120]
  • Scare the mopak out of: To terrify someone.[243] Similar to the real-world rude slang phrase "scare the shit out of."[497]
  • Scare the stang out of: To terrify someone.[242] Similar to the real-world rude slang phrase "scare the shit out of."[497]
  • Scarhead: A derogatory term for a Yuuzhan Vong.[20]
  • Schutta: Insult specific to Twi'lek females,[130] derived from the name of a weasel-like creature native to Ryloth.[498]
  • Schutta-spawn: An insult.[365] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son of a bitch."[446]
  • Scrap City: Slang for where droids go when outmoded.[57]
  • Scraphead: A derogatory term for CIS battle droids. Officers were known to use the term when they were frustrated at having incompetent troops.[499]
  • Scratch gravel!: A phrase meaning "go away!"[55][56][146] Similar to the real-world American English expression "go pound sand."[500]
  • Screaming like a stuck mynock: To scream or shriek in pain, loudly.[105] Similar to the real-world idiom "squeal like a stuck pig."[501]
  • Scruffy-looking: A derogatory modifier.[8]
  • Scroll-gun: A small, two-shot weapon disguised to appear as a document.[146]
  • Scum: An insult, used to refer to bounty hunters,[8] rebels or any other undesirable individuals.[42] Real-world term.
  • Scut or scuttlebutt: Gossip, usually among military forces, that pertains to concurrent or forthcoming events; the rumor mill.[502][503] "Scuttlebutt" is a real-world American English noun.[504]
  • Seccer: Galaxy-wide slang for a public security officer. See also: Cop.[97]
  • See you on the dark side: An exclamation.[474] Similar to the real-world phrase "I'll see you in hell."[505]
  • Self service: Elrood sector slang for pirates.[11]
  • Sensor frisk: Electronic search technique used by security services to locate concealed objects.[135]
  • Sepper: Slang for a Separatist. See also: Seppie or seps[482]
  • Seps: Slang for a group of Separatists. Commonly used by Omega and Delta Squad.[141]
  • Seppie: Slang term for Separatist.[121][482]
  • Set-down: Slang for the act of landing a starship.[295]
  • Shabla: Impolite emphatic adjective in Mando'a[7]
  • Shags: Elrood sector slang for Wookiees, generally used affectionally, but sometimes derisively.[11]
  • Shak: A word used in the Tython system before the Republic that could mean "excrement" or be used as an insult or expletive. Phrases include "[you] little shak," "scare the shak out of me," "shak on [someone]," and "for shak's sake."[61]
  • Shakedown cruise: A trial run for a new or repaired starship to determine whether the vessel was spaceworthy.[135]
  • Share coordinates: A metaphor implying collusion or connection.[167]
  • Sharpie: A term used by Crimson Jack to describe Han Solo, apparently meaning a "sharp-witted person."[50]
  • Shas'mink: A Laerdocian expletive.[149]
  • Shassa: An old Mistryl battle curse.[124][149]
  • Shavit: An expletive used by the farmers of Pakrik Minor. Translates roughly as feces.[149]
  • Shebs: Mando'a for backside or rear.[7]
  • Shee: A Haruun Kal curse.[22][121]
  • Shik: A vulgar term to describe one who someone despises.[506] Near-identical to real-world noun "shit."
  • Shinie: Slang for a rookie clone trooper.[492]
  • Shiny boy: Slang for clone commando.[7]
  • Shiny stick: Slang for lightsaber.[7]
  • Shock: Slang term commonly used by Invid pilots, in reference to disabling a target with ion cannons.[84]
  • Shoe's on the other side of your mouth: Do something you should not have.[300] Similar to the real-world idiom "put your foot in your mouth."[507]
  • Shoot like a moisture farmer militia: Derogatory remark referring to the accuracy of military and criminal forces or droids.[105]
  • Shoot the stars: Elrood sector slang for engaging the hyperdrive.[11]
  • Shrew: Insult used by Aurra Sing about Allana.[49] Real-world insult for an ill-tempered woman .[508]
  • Shunfa: A curse.[162]
  • Sissy Strap: Gallisport swoop gang slang for a seatbelt.[29]
  • Sith's Blood!: A Mandalorian exclamation.[105]
  • Sithling: A slang term for a Sith.[509]
  • Sith me: An expletive used when shocked.[164] Similar to the real-world rude British English exclamation "bugger me."[216]
  • Sithspawn: An expletive.[93] Could also be used as a metaphor for a contemptible person, e.g. "He's the Sithspawn who gave us up to the Imps";[273] or to emphasize a statement, e.g. "nervous as Sithspawn."[93] Could also refer to a specific kind of creature mutated or created by Sith alchemy.[510] Similar to the real-world noun hellspawn, used in fiction about creatures from Hell. In real life, it is used to refer to any monster or vicious person.[511]
  • Sithspit: An expletive used throughout the galaxy.[81][298] Similar to the real-world vulgar noun "bullshit."
  • Sitting duck: An open target that can easily picked off.[83] Real-world noun.[512]
  • Sitting mynock: A vulnerable target.[513] Similar to the real-world noun "sitting duck."[512]
  • The Six Ps: Grand Army of the Republic slang for an acronym meant to encourage proper mission planning. Tactfully translated by RC-1309 to Jedi Padawan Bardan Jusik as "Proper Planning Prevents Pi...Inadequate Performance."[141]
  • Skefta: A narcotic. Skefta dens, controlled by the Huttese syndicate, were popular in the Outer Rim Territories around 1 ABY.[338]
  • Skel: A prisoner/bounty.[514]
  • Skifflin is out of the sack: A phrase meaning that a secret has been revealed.[515] Similar to the real-world phrase "let the cat out of the bag."[516]
  • Skifter: An illegal face-changing sabacc card often employed by cheaters.[484][517]
  • Skip: New Republic/Galactic Alliance fighter pilot slang for a coralskipper.[518]
  • Skrag: An expletive; variant skrag it.[250] Similar to the real-world swear word "damn" and the exclamation "damn it."
  • Skroggin': Derogatory modifier used by Jariah Syn.[138] Similar to the real-world swear word "f*cking."
  • Skug: An insult.[210] Also used in the exclamation vench my skug.[209]
  • Skull: Slang term commonly used by Invid pilots, in reference to the Z-95 Headhunter starfighter.[84]
  • Skulo: An insult,[97] possibly of Barabel origin.[30]
  • Skyboy: A term used to address starfighter pilots.[32][152]
  • Slag!: Gallisport swoop gang slang. A swear word. Phrases included "slag it" and "slag you."[29] Phonetically similar to the real-word word "damn" and the phrases "damn it" and "damn you."
  • Slap: An artillery barrage. "Light slap" indicated a light barrage, while "hard slap" meant a heavy barrage.[34]
  • Slatt: A Hutt exclamation.[48]
  • Slicer: One who is highly skilled in the technical aspects of computers. Also slicing, etc.[105] A pun on the real-world nouns "hacker" and "hacking."
  • Sleemo: A Huttese insult, pronounced slay-mo, and translating as "slimeball."[83] "Slimeball" is a real-world noun for an unpleasant person.[519]
  • Slim: Slang term commonly used by Invid pilots, in reference to the RZ-1 A-wing interceptor.[84]
  • Slime sap: Derogatory term used by Mama the Hutt.[27]
  • Slime sucker or slimesucker: Derogatory term used by Han Solo.[520][35] Similar to the real-world noun "suck-egg," referring to someone who is young, stupid, or despicable.[139]
  • Slipping the beam: A metaphor implying precision or excellence.[212]
  • Slug rifle: Slang term for slugthrower.[121]
  • Slugthrower: Term for any projectile-based weapon.[121]
  • Smack the snot out of: To beat up severely.[121] Similar to the real-world idiom "beat the shit out of."[521]
  • Smelly: Alliance Intelligence slang for Imperial Security.[5]
  • Snake: A derogatory term used for Tiss'shar.[226] Real-world derogatory word for a treacherous person.[522]
  • Snarkin': A derogatory modifier.[523]
  • Snark it: An expletive.[524]
  • Snigvold: A derisive Ansionian term, used by the Alwari nomads, to describe another individual, particularly one from a different tribal clan, in a rude way.[48]
  • Snogwash: An expletive used for disbelief in a statement made by someone else.[413] A pun on the real-world noun "hogwash."[337]
  • Snot: A contemptible person.[525][526] Real-world noun.[527]
  • Snowmen: Slang for Imperial stormtroopers.[146]
  • Snubfighter: Small spacecraft like X-wings or TIE Fighters that are seen as expendable.
  • Sod, sodder: Slang for unfortunate beings.[19][120] "Sod" is an offensive real-world British English word for a person, or someone or something considered difficult or unpleasant.[528]
  • Solar ecliptic: Imaginary circular plane emanating from a star. The ecliptic's orientation was defined by the average of the majority of the system's orbital bodies.[135]
  • Son of a bantha: An insult.[433][529][530] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son of a bitch."[446]
  • Son of a barve: See son of a bantha.[164]
  • Son of a bitch: An insult.[208] Real-world noun phrase.[446]
  • Son-of-a-drabble: An exclamation.[162] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son-of-a-bitch."[446]
  • Son of a durkii: See son of a bantha.[38]
  • Son of a gun: A mild insult.[517] Real-world slang for a rogue or rascal.[531]
  • Son-of-an-ibbot: Exclamation of surprise.[73] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son-of-a-bitch."[446]
  • Son of a jumpin'...: See son of a bantha.[181]
  • Son-of-a-kath-hound: An insult.[189] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son-of-a-bitch."[446]
  • Son of a lizard: See son of a bantha.[403]
  • Son of a monkey-lizard: See son of a bantha.[38]
  • Son of a murglak: See son of a bantha.[105][300]
  • Son-of-a-mynock: See son of a bantha.[111]
  • Son of a nerfherder: Exclamation,[68] similar to the real-world noun phrase "son of a bitch."[446]
  • Son of a Pervickian dung camel: See son of a bantha.[22]
  • Son of a rancor: See son of a bantha.[532]
  • Son of a ratt: See son of a bantha.[38]
  • Son of a ruskakk: See son of a bantha.[22] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son of a bitch."[446]
  • Son-of-a-schutta: An insult.[21] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son-of-a-bitch."[446]
  • Son of a Sith harlot: An exclamation used to express disappointment.[336] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son of a bitch."[446]
  • Son of a slorth: See son of a bantha.[445]
  • Son of a sow: A Gamorrean curse.[54] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son of a bitch."[446]
  • Son of a space slug: See son of a bantha..[533]
  • Son of a tairn: See son of a bantha.[19]
  • Sorcerer: Slang for a Force-sensitive, used by Admiral Motti to refer to Darth Vader.[28]
  • Space: Slang term for killing a person by exposing them to the vacuum of space, usually by launching them out of an airlock.[112]
  • Space ape: Slang for a lascivious male, used by Jolli to insult her fellow pirates when they tried to kiss her.[534]
  • Space freak: An insult Han Solo uses to refer to the Star-Hoppers of Aduba-3.[132]
  • Space gas: A phrase used by Jolli, apparently meaning "empty talk."[50] Similar to the real-world noun "hot air."
  • Space-happy: An insult used by Han Solo to describe spacers who attacked him on Aduba-3, perhaps meaning "insane"; compare "nova-happy."[85]
  • Space it: Forget it.[19]
  • Spacer: Slang term used to describe individuals who live most of their lives in space.
  • Space-ugly: Slang for an ugly spacer, used by Amaiza Foxtrain to insult the Cloud-Riders.[147]
  • Spast!: An interjection.[535]
  • Spawn of a space slug: An insult.[536] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son of a bitch."[446]
  • Spawn of Nilgarian worm: An insult.[36] Similar to the real-world noun phrase "son of a bitch."[446]
  • Spear two fleek-eels with one trident: Proverbial expression denoting achieving multiple goals with little effort.[462] Similar to the real-world idiom "kill two birds with one stone."[370]
  • Spice: Slang for any narcotic or otherwise intoxicating substance that is not ingested through drinking.
  • Spiritwave: The technique Obi-Wan used to defeat Darth Maul.[476]
  • Sprinkle: Gallisport swoop gang slang for spice.[29]
  • Spun a loop pastry: Made something sound more dramatic than it is.[15]
  • Squark that: Expletive used by the Dug Keluda.[537] Phonetically similar to the real-world offensive phrase "f*ck that."
  • Squid Head: A nickname for the Quarren species.[462]
  • Squint: Slang term commonly used by Rebel/Republic pilots, in reference to the TIE/IN interceptor.[93]
  • SSD: Abbreviation for Super Star Destroyer.
  • Stalbringion hells: An expletive, e.g. "Where in eight Stalbringion hells did that come from?"[22]
  • Stand-Back: General term for artillery crewers.[34]
  • Stang: An Alderaanian swear word.[135] Could also be used as an idiom to show that a person did not care about someone, such as, "Stang the kid anyway,"[538] or as an adjective, e.g. "the stang thing."[539] Similar to the real-world swear word "damn."
  • Stanging: Derogatory modifier, such as, "Queen of the stanging Sith."[240] Similar to the real-world swear word "f*cking."
  • Starbirds in the Rafters: Starfighters operating inside the planetary shield.[34]
  • Star-gas: A curse apparently expressing doubt.[540]
  • Star-hopper: Another term for spacer.[85]
  • Star kitty: According to Skids, if you put too much ordnance on a K-wing, you got a "mean-looking, chip-on-a-shoulder, fixing-for-trouble star kitty."[120]
  • Stars and galaxies!: An exclamation.[541]
  • Stars at night!: An exclamation.[542]
  • Stars and planets!: An exclamation.[543]
  • Stars' End: A curse, referring to the penal colony located at one of the farthest ends of the galaxy in the Corporate Sector.[395]
  • Starshine: Used as a way of addressing someone.[544] Similar to the real-world British English form of address "sunshine."[545]
  • Steel-kitten: Narrator's description of Princess Leia's tone of voice when she tries to convince Luke Skywalker to kill her instead of allowing her to be taken alive by Darth Vader, as seen in the novel Splinter of the Mind's Eye.[295] In the comic adaptation, Vader calls Leia a "steel kitten" during their duel on Mimban.[546]
  • Step on the wrong Hutt's tail: Non-canon term for doing something stupid.[110] Similar to the real-world idiom "step on someone's toes," meaning to upset someone.[547]
  • Stick-in-the-swamp: A dull person who avoids trying new things.[548] Similar to the real-world noun "stick-in-the-mud."[549]
  • Stinkweed: An insult.[550]
  • Stir up a mynocks' nest: To do something that causes trouble.[105] Similar to the real-world idiom "stir up a hornet's nest."[551]
  • Stop on a dime: To stop suddenly.[552] Real-world idiom.[553]
  • Stonemen: Gallisport swoop gang slang for Imperial stormtroopers.[29]
  • Stoopa: Huttese for "fool."[137]
  • Stopshort: Elrood sector slang for the planet Torina, which is one stop short of the end of the Elrood-Derilyn Trade Route.[11]
  • Stormies: A slang term for stormtroopers.[86]
  • Street Cleaners: Gallisport [swoop gang slang for Imperial Army troopers.[29]
  • Stylishly dressed: Gambler slang for any being who appears to be unarmed. The opposite of nicely dressed.[107]
  • SUBAR: Gallisport swoop gang slang acronym for "Slagged Up Beyond All Repair."[29]
  • Sucker: Insult referring to someone easily deceived.[554] Real-world noun.[555]
  • Sucks void: Expression describing circumstances as welcome as a pressure leak.[164]
  • Suffering satellites: An exclamation of anger.[556]
  • Suffering Sullorians: An exclamation of impatience.[289]
  • Suicide Sled: A colloquial term used by fighter pilots to describe the Z-95 Headhunter.[57]
  • Sunbather: Alliance SpecOp term for an Imperial Security Bureau agent.[107]
  • Sun bonnet: Clone trooper helmet.[492]
  • Sun-scorched ball: Mos Eisley slang for Tatooine.[43]
  • Superior Model: Clone trooper for Clone Commando.
  • Super Star Destroyer: A warship larger and/or more powerful than a Star Destroyer but similar in shape.[557]
  • Swarm of gnats: Elrood sector slang for TIE fighters.[11]
  • Sweet mother of chaos: An exclamation[120] similar to the real-world exclamation "sweet Mary, mother of God."[558]
  • Sweet Queen Quinella: An exclamation.[19] Similar to the real-world exclamation "sweet Mary, mother of God."[558]
  • Sweet Sookie: An exclamation.[73][559] Similar to the real-world exclamation "sweet Mary, mother of God."[558]
  • Sweet soalie!: An exclamation.[73] Similar to the real-world exclamation "sweet Mary, mother of God."[558]
  • Switch off!: An exclamation used among droids corresponding to "sod off!" or "shut up!"[8]
  • Swooper: Gallisport swoop gang slan for a swoop gang member.[29]
  • Swoopie: A member of a swoop-bike gang.[560]

T[]

  • Tabaga-and-Vrelt: A type of game.[517] Similar to the real-world noun "cat and mouse," a type of behavior akin to that of a cat playing with its prey, such as toying with or tormenting someone before killing them, or an intricate game involving endless pursuit, almost getting caught and narrowly escaping.[218]
  • Tailhead: Slang for Twi'leks.[561]
  • Tall-dark-and-ugly-as-sin: Used by Han Solo to address Warto.[32] A parody of the real-world phrase "tall, dark and handsome", a cliché used to describe the archetypal attributes of an attractive man, often embodied in the protagonists of romance books and movies.[562]
  • Taken up mining: Elrood sector slang for an unlucky person who was caught by the Empire while trying to complete the Elrood-Derilyn Trade Route.[11]
  • TAM: Threatening Armored Man. SpecOps term for an armored Imperial Storm Commando.[2]
  • Target: Pilot and gunner term for armored vehicles. Heavy tank are "slow targets," AT-ATs are "slow easy targets," speeders or light tanks are "fast targets."[34]
  • Tarhead: An insectoid addicted to black membrosia.[336]
  • Tarkin's Teeth: An Imperial exclamation, after Grand Moff Tarkin's death.[124]
  • Tarrek's eyes!: Exclamatory phrase used by the Velabri Quillin Arkell.[563]
  • Tatoo: In Mos Eisley, the Imperial reference for Tatooine's twin suns, Tatoo I and Tatoo II.[43]
  • TCTL: Elrood sector acronym for "too cute to live."[11]
  • Tee-my or TMAI: "Throw Money At It"; slang used by builders and mechanics.[19]
  • Thank the Maker!: An expression of relief. Used by C-3PO to refer to his creator, rather than an organic referring to a deity.[28] Similar to the real-world idiom "thank God."[564]
  • Thank the stars: An expression of relief.[565][566] Real-world interjection.[567]
  • The Big Isn't: A phrase used by Boba Fett in reference to space.[265]
  • The Entropy I can't: An expletive.[58]
  • There'll be hell to pay: Used to emphasize that there will be serious trouble.[28] Real world idiom.[568]
  • There's more than one way to skin a womp rat: Meaning that there is more than one way to achieve an aim.[569] Similar to the real world saying "there's more than one way to skin a cat."[570]
  • The Show: A phrase referring to starfighter combat.[56][57]
  • Throw a huge hydrospanner in the works: To do something that keeps a plan or activity from succeeding.[280] Similar to the real-world British phrase "put/throw a spanner in the works."[571]
  • Throw a hydrospanner into someone's plans: To do something that keeps someone's plans from succeeding.[49] Similar to the real-world British phrase "put/throw a spanner in the works."[571]
  • Throwing a bent hydrospanner into someone's talks: To do something to keep someone's talks from succeeding.[572] Similar to the real-world British phrase "put/throw a spanner in the works."[571]
  • Ticktils: Elrood sector slang for cute species such as Bilars. A pronunciation of TCTL, an acronym for "too cute to live."[11]
  • Tinfish Bucket: SpecOps term for an Imperial AT-AT swimmer.[2]
  • Tinnies: Slang for droids. Commonly used by the Omega Squad members and clone commandos trained by Walon Vau.[141]
  • Tiny Tanks: Tanker crew term for stormtroopers.[34]
  • TK: Short for telekinesis.[329]
  • TLA: Three-Letter Acronym. An ETLA is an Extended Three-Letter Acronym; that is, a four-letter acronym.[2]
  • Toaster: Gallisport swoop gang slang. A thermal detonator.[29]
  • Toots: A slang term Jaxxon used to address women such as Amaiza Foxtrain.[132]
  • Torch: Gallisport swoop gang slang. A blaster.[29]
  • Torp: Slang for a torpedo, usually proton torpedoes or flechette torpedoes.[22]
  • Tough as a septoid: Very resilient, hard to kill, like the seven-legged septoid (Eriaduan phrase).[452]
  • Tourist: Mos Eisley slang for a person unable to get anything done. Name actually refers to Governor Tour Aryon's widely regarded inability to accomplish anything, i.e., "Tour-ist." Deliberately confusing to visitors.[43]
  • Toxic: Alliance Intelligence slang for infiltrated by Imperial Intelligence agents.[5]
  • Toz: Elrood sector word for a grain plant grown on Merisee.[11]
  • Tozzed: Elrood sector slang for drunk; seemingly referring to toz, a grain plant brewed into an alcoholic beverage called utoz.[11]
  • Tracers: Elrood sector slang for bounty hunters.[11]
  • Treadfoot: General armored crew slang for infantry.[34]
  • Trench Run disease: A weakness that all capital cruisers had.[93]
  • Triage code X: Too badly injured; not expected to survive despite medical attention.[7]
  • Trip: Slang term commonly used by Rebel/Republic pilots, in reference to the TIE Defender.[335]
  • Triple-A: Slang term used by clone troopers to refer to anti-aircraft artillery.[107]
  • Triple tap: Military term for the firing of three blaster bolts in quick succession.[107]
  • Triple Zero: Military slang for Coruscant, due to its hyperspace coordinates.[4][7]
  • Trollop: An insult.[49] Real-world British English derogatory word for a promiscuous or untidy woman.[573]
  • Tron: SpecOps term for causing an opposing vehicle to crash spectacularly. ("That's tronned it.")[2]
  • Tub of bantha fat: A fat being.[38]
  • Tsan murra: A Ysannan curse.[176]
  • Tsup: A Yuuzhan Vong insult, translating loosely as "wicked slave."[574]
  • Tusker poop: A Korun term for nonsense, or something of bad quality. See also not give a bucket of tusker poop.[121] Similar to the real-world vulgar noun "bullshit."
  • Tweezer: A reference to the BX-series droid commando made by either Captain Rex or Commander Cody.[492]
  • Two-toed swamp-sucker: An insult.[283] Similar to the real-world noun "egg-sucker."[575]

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V[]

W[]

  • Walker: Term used by the winged S'kytri species for individuals who were incapable of flying.[144]
  • Walking carpet: Derogatory term Leia Organa once applied to Chewbacca, referring to his shaggy coat.[28]
  • Wake-up call: SpecOps term for a grenade.[2]
  • Wannabies: Repulsor-crew term for hovercraft.[34]
  • War ain't a talent show: A phrase attributed to Garbelian, who spoke it at Averam. Sith mercenary Jarrow Rusher said this to encourage a clumsy recruit in the Rusher's Brigade.[526]
  • Warp-lagged: A phrase referring to a feeling of tiredness after traveling in hyperspace.[265] Similar to the real-world adjective "jet-lagged."[584]
  • Wash out: Term for a person who failed to make a certain cut. Jedi Padawan Tyzen Xebec used the term for Agricultural Corps member Sanya when the pair met on first met on Ukio.
  • Waste of good genes: A phrase among the clones of the Grand Army of the Republic referring to incompetence of a fellow clone.[18]
  • Water mixes with water: A Dantari saying referring to a problem that can't be solved.[585]
  • Well, I'll be!: Exclamation used to express astonishment.[150] Real-world expression.[586]
  • Wet: A term used by Republic Commandos to designate non-droid targets.[141]
  • Wet-dock: Elrood sector slang term for a bar.[11]
  • Wet Droids: A derogatory term for clone troopers and clone commandos.[141]
  • Whatever the frizz: Used as an intensifier.[15] "Frizz" is similar to the real-world slang word "frick," a euphemism for the offensive swear word "f*ck".[251]
  • Whatever the kriff or what the kriff: Used as an intensifier, e.g. "What the kriff are you--"[587] or "whatever the kriff was happening to him."[134] Since "kriff" is believed to be the Star Wars version of the swear word "f*ck,"[330] "whatever the kriff" would be similar to the real-world offensive phrases "what the f*ck" and "whatever the f*ck."
  • Whatever the stang or what the stang: Used as an intensifier, e.g. "Whatever the stang her paymaster called itself" or "What the stang have you done to me?".[240] Similar to the real-world phrases "whatever the hell" and "what the hell."
  • What in the blue blazes…: An exclamation[334] from the real world.[588]
  • What in the eternal blue blazes…: An exclamation.[58] Variant of the real-world exclamation "what in the blue blazes."[588]
  • What in the universe: Expression was used to express shock or surprise, e.g. "What in the universe was that?".[12] Similar to the real-world phrase "what in the world…".
  • What on nine ice worlds…: An exclamation.[589] Similar to the real-world idiom "what on earth."[590]
  • What's the trouble?: Elrood sector slang term, meaning "What's the price?".[11]
  • What's your beef?: Used by Han Solo when being threatened by Warto.[32] Real-world phrase.[591]
  • What the…: Exclamation[170] from the real world.
  • What the bloah: An interjection, e.g. "What the bloah is that?"[1] Similar to the real-world phrase "what the hell."
  • What the chubba: An interjection, e.g. "What the chubba is going on!".[262] Similar to the real-world phrase "what the hell."
  • What the deuce: An exclamation[58] from the real world, with "deuce" being a minced oath for "devil".[592]
  • What the hell: Phrase used to express anger.[28][492] Real-world exclamation.
  • What the frotz: Exclamation used to express anger.[254] Phonetically similar to the real-world vulgar slang phrase "what the f*ck."
  • What the stinkin' stang: Used as an intensifer, e.g. "What the stinkin' stang's goin' on."[54] Similar to the real-world phrase "what the bloody hell."
  • What the varp: Used as an intensifer, e.g. "Perhaps? What the varp do you mean, perhaps?"[134] Similar to the real-world phrase "what the hell."
  • What/where in the blazes…: An exclamation of surprise at a spectacle or event.[32][170] Real-world exclamation.[593]
  • What/why the frizz: Used as an intensifier.[249] "Frizz" is similar to the real-world slang word "frick," a euphemism for the offensive swear word "f*ck."[251]
  • When banthas fly: Non-canon phrase meaning "extremely unlikely."[594] Similar to the real-world phrase "when pigs fly."[595]
  • When Hutts ride swoops!: Extremely unlikely.[262] Similar to the real-world phrase "when pigs fly."[595]
  • When Geonosis freezes over: Extremely unlikely.[141] Similar to the real-world idiom "when hell freezes over."[596]
  • When it snows on Tatooine!: Extremely unlikely to happen.[597] Similar to the real-world idiom "when hell freezes over."[596]
  • When Jawas swim!: Extremely unlikely.[20] Similar to the real-world phrase "when pigs fly."[595]
  • When plebos fly out of my hump: Phrase used by Mama the Hutt to indicate that something would never happen.[27] Similar to the real-world phrase "when pigs fly."[595]
  • When sarlaccs fly!: Extremely unlikely.[262] Similar to the real-world phrase "when pigs fly."[595]
  • Where the stang: Used as an intensifer, e.g. "Where the stang was Kenobi?"[367]
  • White Armor: Armor crew slang for stormtroopers.[34]
  • White-hats: Slang for Imperial stormtroopers.[146]
  • Whingeing jimmies: Slang for being frightened. "It gives me the whingeing jimmies."[22]
  • White elephant: A term for something that costs more to maintain than it's worth.[58]
  • White job: Slang for clone trooper.[7]
  • White wonders: Elrood sector derisive slang term for stormtroopers.[11]
  • Who pissed in your power supply?: Roughly translates to "Who pissed you off?" Said mainly to droids.[476] Similar to the real-world rude slang term "piss in (one's) cereal."[598]
  • Who the stang: Used as an intenisifer, e.g. "Who the stang are you?"[331]
  • Wild bantha chase or wild bantha hunt: A futile search.[349][599] Similar to the real-world phrase "wild-goose chase."[258]
  • Wild caranak chase: See wild bantha chase.[317]
  • Wild goose: When Javis Tyrr was sent on a fruitless search at the Indigo Tower, Tahiri Veila referred to the operation as a "wild goose".[390] An abbreviated version of the real-world idiom "wild-goose chase."[258]
  • Wild yunax chase: See wild bantha chase.[538]
  • Wise-mouthed: A term used by Jolli to describe Han Solo, apparently referring to his tendency to make sarcastic remarks.[50]
  • Wishbone: Slang term commonly used by Invid pilots, in reference to the BTL Y-wing starfighter.[84]
  • With your tail in a sling: A phrase used by Crimson Jack, apparently meaning "being at a disadvantage" or "being in a bad situation."[50]
  • Wizard: Juvenile equivalent to "cool" (i.e. "that's so wizard, Ani").[83] Also used as a derogatory term for Jedi Knights by individuals such as Owen Lars.[28] Real-world word for a man who practices sorcery; and informal adjective (mainly British) meaning "superb, outstanding."[600]
  • Wobbly kneed: Scared, afraid; used by Deliah Blue.[300]
  • Woke up on the wrong side of the starship: Having a bad day.[33] Similar to the real-world idiom "get up on the wrong side of the bed."[601]
  • Wokling: A term for a baby Ewok.[473]
  • Won't be worth a pinch of moon dust: Worthless.[283] Similar to the real-world idiom "not worth a hill of beans."[602]
  • Wook: Short for Wookiee.[489]
  • Wookinate: Deal-slang for rendering an enemy harmless by use of excessive force, like a Wookiee would do.[6]
  • Woosh: Expletive used on Simpla-12.[268]
  • Worm: A contemptible person.[98][603] Real-world noun.[604]
  • Worry-droid: Slang term for a droid that worried too much.[147]

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  • Yaa-yaah: The galaxy's most widespread greeting hailing from pre-Corellian times, and deemed insulting by Ugnaughts.[107]
  • Yadaj dakl, ignot!: A venomous Yuuzhan Vong curse.[211]
  • Yazbo: A Gamorrean derogatory word.[464]
  • Yahoo!: A battle cry used by Han Solo.[89]
  • You'll find my boot up your exhaust port: Equivalent to "You'll find my boot up your rear end" or "I'll kick your ass."[605]
  • You're thermal: A negative evaluation of a person's sanity. (The reply: "All musicians are thermal.")[606]
  • You-buh or UABH: "Use a Bigger Hammer"; slang used by builders and mechanics.[19]
  • Youngling: Another term for child, often used by the Jedi.[83][170][349]
  • Yum-yum: Slang term for lover or girlfriend.[607] Also used as an adjective to refer to someone physically attractive.[608][524]

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Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Dark Nest I: The Joiner King
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29 2.30 2.31 2.32 2.33 2.34 2.35 2.36 2.37 2.38 2.39 2.40 2.41 2.42 2.43 2.44 2.45 2.46 2.47 2.48 2.49 2.50 2.51 2.52 2.53 2.54 2.55 2.56 2.57 2.58 2.59 2.60 2.61 2.62 2.63 2.64 2.65 2.66 2.67 2.68 2.69 2.70 2.71 2.72 2.73 2.74 2.75 Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 The Cestus Deception
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 Galaxy at War
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 The Rebel Alliance Sourcebook
  6. 6.00 6.01 6.02 6.03 6.04 6.05 6.06 6.07 6.08 6.09 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 6.14 6.15 6.16 SWAJsmall "It's a Gambler's Life" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 4
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 7.11 7.12 7.13 7.14 7.15 7.16 7.17 7.18 7.19 7.20 7.21 7.22 7.23 7.24 7.25 Republic Commando: Triple Zero
  8. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 8.11 Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Fate of the Jedi: Allies
  10. get/have your ducks in a row on Cambridge Dictionary: "to be well prepared or well organized for something that is going to happen" (archived from the original on June 8, 2023)
  11. 11.00 11.01 11.02 11.03 11.04 11.05 11.06 11.07 11.08 11.09 11.10 11.11 11.12 11.13 11.14 11.15 11.16 11.17 11.18 11.19 11.20 11.21 11.22 11.23 11.24 11.25 11.26 11.27 11.28 11.29 11.30 11.31 11.32 11.33 11.34 11.35 11.36 11.37 11.38 11.39 11.40 11.41 11.42 Planets of the Galaxy, Volume Three
  12. 12.0 12.1 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Overlords"
  13. anchorite on Merriam-Webster: "a person who lives in seclusion usually for religious reasons" (archived from the original on March 8, 2023)
  14. The Last of the Jedi: Master of Deception
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 Outbound Flight
  16. be another/a different kettle of fish on Cambridge Dictionary: "to be completely different from something or someone else that has been talked about" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  17. StarWarsTales-Icon "Apocalypse Endor" — Star Wars Tales 14
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 18.6 18.7 18.8 Star Wars: Republic Commando
  19. 19.00 19.01 19.02 19.03 19.04 19.05 19.06 19.07 19.08 19.09 19.10 19.11 19.12 19.13 19.14 19.15 19.16 19.17 19.18 19.19 19.20 19.21 19.22 19.23 19.24 Death Star
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7 20.8 The New Jedi Order: Star by Star
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 Fate of the Jedi: Abyss
  22. 22.00 22.01 22.02 22.03 22.04 22.05 22.06 22.07 22.08 22.09 22.10 22.11 22.12 Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 Fate of the Jedi: Vortex
  24. Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance: Prima's Official Strategy Guide
  25. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Bounty"
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 Legacy (2006) 15
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 27.3 27.4 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Hunt for Ziro"
  28. 28.00 28.01 28.02 28.03 28.04 28.05 28.06 28.07 28.08 28.09 28.10 28.11 28.12 28.13 Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope
  29. 29.00 29.01 29.02 29.03 29.04 29.05 29.06 29.07 29.08 29.09 29.10 29.11 29.12 29.13 29.14 29.15 29.16 29.17 29.18 SWAJsmall "Swoop Gangs" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 6
  30. 30.00 30.01 30.02 30.03 30.04 30.05 30.06 30.07 30.08 30.09 30.10 30.11 30.12 StarWarsDotComBlogsLogoStacked "A Mouth Like An Intergalactic Princess: Cussing In A Galaxy Far, Far Away" — Abel G. PeñaAbel G. Peña's StarWars.com Blog (October 25, 2011) (backup link)
  31. 31.0 31.1 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Clone Cadets"
  32. 32.00 32.01 32.02 32.03 32.04 32.05 32.06 32.07 32.08 32.09 32.10 32.11 32.12 32.13 32.14 Star Wars (1977) 8
  33. 33.00 33.01 33.02 33.03 33.04 33.05 33.06 33.07 33.08 33.09 33.10 33.11 33.12 33.13 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
  34. 34.00 34.01 34.02 34.03 34.04 34.05 34.06 34.07 34.08 34.09 34.10 34.11 34.12 34.13 34.14 34.15 34.16 34.17 34.18 34.19 34.20 34.21 34.22 SWAJsmall "Repulsortank Battlefield" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 9
  35. 35.0 35.1 Rebel Force: Firefight
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 "Goatgrass: The Tale of Ree-Yees" — Tales from Jabba's Palace
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 37.3 37.4 birdbrain on Cambridge Dictionary: "a stupid person" (archived from the original on June 27, 2023)
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 38.3 38.4 38.5 Jedi Quest: The Dangerous Games
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 Legacy (2006) 41
  40. "Play It Again, Figrin D'an: The Tale of Muftak and Kabe" — Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina
  41. 41.0 41.1 Boba Fett: Twin Engines of Destruction
  42. 42.0 42.1 42.2 42.3 42.4 42.5 42.6 42.7 Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi
  43. 43.00 43.01 43.02 43.03 43.04 43.05 43.06 43.07 43.08 43.09 43.10 43.11 43.12 43.13 43.14 43.15 43.16 43.17 Galaxy Guide 7: Mos Eisley, p. 3.
  44. 44.0 44.1 44.2 The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory I: Conquest
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance
  46. A Barve Like That: The Tale of Boba Fett - Tales from Jabba's Palace
  47. X-Wing Rogue Squadron 13
  48. 48.00 48.01 48.02 48.03 48.04 48.05 48.06 48.07 48.08 48.09 48.10 48.11 48.12 48.13 48.14 The Approaching Storm
  49. 49.0 49.1 49.2 49.3 49.4 49.5 49.6 49.7 49.8 49.9 Legacy of the Force: Tempest
  50. 50.00 50.01 50.02 50.03 50.04 50.05 50.06 50.07 50.08 50.09 50.10 50.11 Star Wars (1977) 11
  51. be had on Cambridge Dictionary: "to be tricked and given less than you agreed or paid for" (archived from the original on July 2, 2023)
  52. Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter
  53. to be caught between a rock and a hard place on Collins English Dictionary: "If you are caught between a rock and a hard place, you are in a difficult situation where you have to choose between two equally unpleasant courses of action." (archived from the original on August 23, 2023)
  54. 54.0 54.1 54.2 54.3 Planet of Twilight
  55. 55.0 55.1 55.2 55.3 55.4 Star Wars Gamemaster Screen, Revised
  56. 56.0 56.1 56.2 56.3 56.4 56.5 56.6 56.7 Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
  57. 57.00 57.01 57.02 57.03 57.04 57.05 57.06 57.07 57.08 57.09 57.10 57.11 57.12 57.13 57.14 57.15 57.16 57.17 57.18 57.19 Han Solo at Stars' End
  58. 58.00 58.01 58.02 58.03 58.04 58.05 58.06 58.07 58.08 58.09 58.10 58.11 58.12 58.13 58.14 58.15 58.16 Lando Calrissian and the Mindharp of Sharu
  59. 59.0 59.1 Star Wars (1977) 60
  60. Star Wars (1998) 32
  61. 61.0 61.1 Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void
  62. bite off more than you can chew on Cambridge Dictionary: "to try to do something that is too difficult for you" (archived from the original on September 26, 2022)
  63. 63.0 63.1 Dark Force Rising
  64. Databank title E-3PO in the Databank (content now obsolete; backup link)
  65. black sheep on Cambridge Dictionary: "a person who has done something bad that brings embarrassment or shame to his or her family" (archived from the original on September 16, 2022)
  66. 66.0 66.1 Legacy of the Force: Inferno
  67. 67.0 67.1 blast on Cambridge Dictionary: "(also blast it) an expression of anger" (archived from the original on May 24, 2023)
  68. 68.0 68.1 68.2 68.3 68.4 StarWarsTales-Icon "Sandstorm" — Star Wars Tales 15
  69. blasted on Cambridge Dictionary (archived from the original on January 3, 2023)
  70. Rebel Force: Uprising
  71. Young Jedi Knights: Heirs of the Force
  72. Junior Jedi Knights: Vader's Fortress
  73. 73.00 73.01 73.02 73.03 73.04 73.05 73.06 73.07 73.08 73.09 73.10 MedStar I: Battle Surgeons
  74. cannon fodder on Cambridge Dictionary: "If you describe soldiers as cannon fodder, you mean that they are not considered important by their officers and are sent into war without their leaders worrying if they die." (archived from the original on January 4, 2022)
  75. Star Wars (1977) 2
  76. trigger-happy on Cambridge Dictionary: "Someone who is trigger-happy often uses his or her gun, shooting with very little reason" (archived from the original on March 22, 2023)
  77. 77.0 77.1 The New Jedi Order: The Final Prophecy
  78. 78.0 78.1 78.2 fricking on Cambridge Dictionary: "(also frickin, fricken) used to emphasize what is being said, or to express anger" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  79. 79.0 79.1 79.2 79.3 79.4 Tatooine Ghost
  80. 80.0 80.1 StarWarsTales-Icon "Lando's Commandos: On Eagles' Wings" — Star Wars Tales 5
  81. 81.0 81.1 Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
  82. 82.0 82.1 82.2 milk run on Cambridge Dictionary: "UK a trip that you make often US a journey by plane or train that stops in many places" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  83. 83.00 83.01 83.02 83.03 83.04 83.05 83.06 83.07 83.08 83.09 83.10 83.11 Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace
  84. 84.0 84.1 84.2 84.3 84.4 84.5 84.6 84.7 84.8 I, Jedi
  85. 85.00 85.01 85.02 85.03 85.04 85.05 85.06 85.07 85.08 85.09 85.10 Star Wars (1977) 7
  86. 86.0 86.1 86.2 Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided
  87. 87.0 87.1 87.2 Legacy of the Force: Bloodlines
  88. StarWars Senate Guard in the Encyclopedia (content now obsolete; backup link)
  89. 89.0 89.1 89.2 89.3 Star Wars (1977) 4
  90. brainless on Cambridge Dictionary: "stupid" (archived from the original on May 3, 2022)
  91. The New Jedi Order: Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream
  92. Zorba the Hutt's Revenge
  93. 93.00 93.01 93.02 93.03 93.04 93.05 93.06 93.07 93.08 93.09 93.10 X-Wing: Rogue Squadron
  94. 94.0 94.1 94.2 94.3 94.4 Starfighter: Crossbones 2
  95. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Hostage Crisis"
  96. Star Wars: Force Commander
  97. 97.0 97.1 97.2 97.3 Legacy of the Force: Invincible
  98. 98.0 98.1 98.2 X-Wing Rogue Squadron 29
  99. 99.0 99.1 don't amount to a bucket of spit on The Free Dictionary: "Something is utterly worthless." (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  100. 100.0 100.1 100.2 X-Wing Rogue Squadron 22
  101. 101.0 101.1 101.2 101.3 101.4 101.5 101.6 101.7 101.8 101.9 Star Wars: Battlefront II
  102. 102.0 102.1 102.2 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Legacy of Terror"
  103. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Weapons Factory"
  104. Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
  105. 105.00 105.01 105.02 105.03 105.04 105.05 105.06 105.07 105.08 105.09 105.10 105.11 105.12 105.13 105.14 105.15 105.16 105.17 105.18 105.19 105.20 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
  106. 106.0 106.1 Ambush at Corellia
  107. 107.00 107.01 107.02 107.03 107.04 107.05 107.06 107.07 107.08 107.09 107.10 107.11 107.12 107.13 107.14 107.15 107.16 107.17 107.18 107.19 107.20 The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia
  108. Tatooine Manhunt
  109. by God on The Free Dictionary: "4. An exclamation of shock or surprise. By God, you startled me! I didn't even hear you come in. 5. An exclamation of satisfaction or enjoyment. By God, that has to be one of the tastiest burgers I've had in years!" (archived from the original on July 2, 2023)
  110. 110.0 110.1 110.2 StarWarsTales-Icon "Ghost" — Star Wars Tales 11
  111. 111.0 111.1 111.2 111.3 111.4 111.5 Lando Calrissian and the Starcave of ThonBoka
  112. 112.0 112.1 112.2 112.3 112.4 112.5 112.6 112.7 112.8 Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon
  113. 113.0 113.1 113.2 MedStar II: Jedi Healer
  114. Dark Empire II audio drama
  115. "Side Trip"
  116. 116.0 116.1 Obsession 1
  117. 117.0 117.1 Tales of the Jedi: Dark Lords of the Sith audio drama
  118. Crimson Empire 6
  119. 119.0 119.1 Star Wars (1977) 6
  120. 120.0 120.1 120.2 120.3 120.4 120.5 120.6 120.7 120.8 Before the Storm
  121. 121.00 121.01 121.02 121.03 121.04 121.05 121.06 121.07 121.08 121.09 121.10 Shatterpoint
  122. Emissary of the Void
  123. The Kathol Rift
  124. 124.0 124.1 124.2 124.3 124.4 124.5 124.6 124.7 124.8 124.9 Vision of the Future
  125. The Old Republic: Revan, Chapter 5
  126. a leopard cannot change its spots on Collins English Dictionary: "If you say that a leopard cannot change its spots, you mean that people or things are not able to change their basic characteristics, especially when you are critical of those characteristics." (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  127. heaven help sb on Collins English Dictionary: "You say ' Heaven help someone' when you are worried that something bad is going to happen to them, often because you disapprove of what they are doing or the way they are behaving." (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  128. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope novelization
  129. to hell with someone/something on Cambridge Dictionary: "used to say that you do not care about someone or something" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  130. 130.00 130.01 130.02 130.03 130.04 130.05 130.06 130.07 130.08 130.09 130.10 130.11 130.12 130.13 Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Legacy Vol. 3 alien language glossary
  131. cherry bomb on The Britannica Dictionary: "US: a round firecracker that makes a loud noise when it explodes" (archived from the original on August 18, 2022)
  132. 132.0 132.1 132.2 132.3 132.4 132.5 132.6 132.7 Star Wars (1977) 10
  133. 133.0 133.1 Mara Jade – By the Emperor's Hand 4
  134. 134.0 134.1 134.2 134.3 134.4 The Clone Wars: Wild Space
  135. 135.00 135.01 135.02 135.03 135.04 135.05 135.06 135.07 135.08 135.09 135.10 135.11 135.12 135.13 135.14 135.15 135.16 A Guide to the Star Wars Universe
  136. Star Wars 3-D 1
  137. 137.0 137.1 137.2 137.3 137.4 137.5 137.6 Galactic Phrase Book & Travel Guide
  138. 138.0 138.1 Legacy (2006) 3
  139. 139.0 139.1 139.2 139.3 suck-egg on Merriam-Webster: "1: a young, foolish, or contemptible person" (archived from the original on June 21, 2023)
  140. throw someone under the bus on Cambridge Dictionary: "to do something harmful to someone else in order to gain an advantage for yourself" (archived from the original on March 8, 2023)
  141. 141.00 141.01 141.02 141.03 141.04 141.05 141.06 141.07 141.08 141.09 141.10 141.11 141.12 141.13 141.14 141.15 141.16 Republic Commando: Hard Contact
  142. civvies on Cambridge Dictionary: "ordinary clothes that are not part of a uniform" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  143. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Ambush" (Decoded)
  144. 144.0 144.1 144.2 SkyeWalkers: A Clone Wars Story
  145. 145.0 145.1 Star Wars radio drama
  146. 146.00 146.01 146.02 146.03 146.04 146.05 146.06 146.07 146.08 146.09 146.10 146.11 Han Solo and the Lost Legacy
  147. 147.0 147.1 147.2 Star Wars (1977) 9
  148. codger on Cambridge Dictionary: "an old man, especially one who is strange or humorous in some way" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  149. 149.0 149.1 149.2 149.3 149.4 149.5 Specter of the Past
  150. 150.0 150.1 150.2 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Missing in Action"
  151. connect-the-dots on Cambridge Dictionary: "bringing together information from different places" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  152. 152.0 152.1 152.2 Star Wars (1977) 5
  153. coot on Cambridge Dictionary: "US informal an old man who has an unusual or slightly crazy way of behaving" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  154. Databank title Wing Guard in the Databank (content now obsolete; backup link)
  155. Return of the Jedi radio drama
  156. The Clone Wars: No Prisoners
  157. Boba Fett: A Practical Man
  158. 158.0 158.1 Jedi Trial
  159. (a) penny for your thoughts on Cambridge Dictionary: "said when you want to know what another person is thinking, usually because they have been quiet for a while" (archived from the original on December 10, 2022)
  160. StarWarsTales-Icon "Falling Star" — Star Wars Tales 15
  161. money talks on Cambridge Dictionary: "said about people or organizations that are rich, and can therefore get or do what they want" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  162. 162.0 162.1 162.2 162.3 Allegiance
  163. Rebel Force: Renegade
  164. 164.0 164.1 164.2 164.3 164.4 Legacy (2006) 4
  165. cripes on Cambridge Dictionary: "exclamationUK old-fashioned informal an expression of surprise" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  166. 166.0 166.1 cut the crap! on Cambridge Dictionary: "a rude way of telling someone to stop saying things that are not true or not important" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  167. 167.0 167.1 167.2 167.3 167.4 167.5 Dark Forces: Soldier for the Empire
  168. 168.0 168.1 168.2 168.3 dang on Cambridge Dictionary: "exclamation US informal used to express anger" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  169. Star Wars: Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike
  170. 170.0 170.1 170.2 170.3 170.4 170.5 170.6 Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones
  171. Legacy (2006) 7
  172. Legacy (2006) 24
  173. The Glove of Darth Vader
  174. The Lost City of the Jedi
  175. 175.0 175.1 The New Jedi Order: The Unifying Force
  176. 176.0 176.1 176.2 Empire's End 1
  177. 177.0 177.1 Survivor's Quest
  178. 178.0 178.1 178.2 Dead as a Doornail – Origin & Meaning by Osmond, Candace on Grammarist: "The phrase "dead as a doornail" is often used to describe something completely inactive, dead, or no longer functioning." (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  179. Scoundrels
  180. "Be Still My Heart: The Bartender's Tale" — Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina
  181. 181.0 181.1 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back novelization
  182. dead as a dodo on The Free Dictionary: "*dead as a dodo and *dead as a doornail; deader than a doornail dead; no longer in existence." (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  183. be dead in the water on Cambridge Dictionary: "If something is dead in the water, it has failed and it seems impossible that it will be successful in the future" (archived from the original on July 2, 2023)
  184. is the Pope a Catholic? on Cambridge Dictionary: "used to say that the answer to a question you have just been asked is obviously 'yes'" (archived from the original on July 4, 2023)
  185. 185.0 185.1 185.2 X-Wing: The Krytos Trap
  186. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Downfall of a Droid"
  187. be a dime a dozen on Cambridge Dictionary: "idiom US (UK be two/ten a penny) to be common and/or of very little value" (archived from the original on June 3, 2023)
  188. Jedi vs. Sith 2
  189. 189.0 189.1 189.2 189.3 Darth Bane: Path of Destruction
  190. 190.0 190.1 X-Wing Rogue Squadron 1
  191. does a bear/do bears shit in the woods? on Cambridge Dictionary: "humorous offensive saying a rude phrase used to say that the answer to a question you have just been asked is obviously "yes"" (archived from the original on July 3, 2023)
  192. drag someone's name through the mire/mud on Cambridge Dictionary: "to damage someone's reputation by saying extremely insulting things about them" (archived from the original on August 5, 2023)
  193. drat on Collins English Dictionary: "drat in British English (...) an exclamation of annoyance" (archived from the original on April 28, 2021)
  194. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Duel of the Droids"
  195. Han Solo and the Corporate Sector Sourcebook
  196. 196.0 196.1 Legacy of the Force: Exile
  197. Republic 62
  198. damned on Cambridge Dictionary: "used to express anger with someone or something" (archived from the original on March 18, 2023)
  199. Droids (1994) 1
  200. eat shit on The Free Dictionary: "rude slang An interjection expressing anger or contempt." (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  201. StarWarsTales-Icon "Marooned" — Star Wars Tales 22
  202. 202.0 202.1 202.2 X-Wing: The Bacta War
  203. 203.0 203.1 203.2 The New Jedi Order: Force Heretic I: Remnant
  204. The Black Sands of Socorro
  205. equipment on The Online Slang Dictionary: "male genitals." (archived from the original on March 21, 2023)
  206. 206.0 206.1 The Han Solo Adventures
  207. Legacy (2006) 13
  208. 208.0 208.1 208.2 Tyrant's Test
  209. 209.0 209.1 209.2 209.3 Jabba the Hutt: The Hunger of Princess Nampi
  210. 210.0 210.1 210.2 StarWarsTales-Icon "Sand Blasted" — Star Wars Tales 4
  211. 211.0 211.1 211.2 The New Jedi Order Sourcebook
  212. 212.0 212.1 212.2 SWAJsmall "Galaxywide NewsNets" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 6
  213. Heroes & Rogues
  214. 214.0 214.1 Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure
  215. 215.0 215.1 Empire 8
  216. 216.0 216.1 bugger me on Collins English Dictionary: "EXCLAMATION Some people say bugger me to emphasize that they are very surprised about something. [British, informal, rude, feelings]" (archived from the original on October 25, 2022)
  217. Clone Wars Gambit: Siege
  218. 218.0 218.1 cat and mouse on Collins English Dictionary: "behavior like that of a cat with a mouse: such as a : the act of toying with or tormenting something before destroying it b : a contrived action involving constant pursuit, near captures, and repeated escapes" (archived from the original on April 27, 2023)
  219. Star Wars (1998) 20
  220. Republic 49
  221. Republic 61
  222. 222.0 222.1 Star Wars: Galaxy of Fear
  223. Taster's Choice: The Tale of Jabba's Chef - Tales from Jabba's Palace
  224. StarWarsTales-Icon "A Day in the Life" — Star Wars Tales 12
  225. 225.0 225.1 225.2 225.3 225.4 Han Solo's Revenge
  226. 226.0 226.1 Empire 31
  227. The Old Republic: Fatal Alliance
  228. flag of truce on Merriam-Webster: "a white flag carried or displayed to an enemy as an invitation to conference or parley" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  229. 229.0 229.1 SWAJsmall "Ringers" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 6
  230. flaming on Cambridge Dictionary: "used to add force, especially anger, to something that is said" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  231. The Star Wars Sourcebook
  232. Gundark's Fantastic Technology: Personal Gear
  233. 233.0 233.1 Star Wars Adventures 6: The Warlords of Balmorra
  234. Star Wars (1977) 78
  235. 235.0 235.1 Emissary of the Void
  236. The Truce at Bakura
  237. Assault at Selonia
  238. for heaven's sake on Merriam-Webster: "used to make a statement or question more forceful or to express surprise, anger, etc." (archived from the original on March 30, 2023)
  239. 239.0 239.1 239.2 X-Wing Rogue Squadron 3
  240. 240.0 240.1 240.2 Legacy of the Force: Sacrifice
  241. godforsaken on Cambridge Dictionary: "A godforsaken place is not attractive and contains nothing interesting or pleasant" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  242. 242.0 242.1 242.2 Shield of Lies
  243. 243.0 243.1 243.2 The Last Jedi
  244. Episode I Adventures 11: Pirates from Beyond the Sea
  245. 245.0 245.1 fraidy-cat on Collins English Dictionary: "someone who frightens easily or is afraid of many things" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  246. 246.0 246.1 Shadow Games
  247. 247.0 247.1 Galaxy Guide 11: Criminal Organizations
  248. WizardsoftheCoast "Disapproval" (original article link) on Wizards.com (content now obsolete; backup link)
  249. 249.0 249.1 249.2 249.3 Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader
  250. 250.0 250.1 "Side Trip"
  251. 251.0 251.1 251.2 251.3 251.4 frick on Green's Dictionary of Slang: "a euph. for f*ck n.; also as excl." (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  252. frigging on Cambridge Dictionary: "a rude word used to give more force to an expression of anger" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  253. from the bottom of my heart on Macmillan Dictionary: "used for emphasizing that you are very sincere about something" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  254. 254.0 254.1 WizardsoftheCoast "Hapes: Ladies First Part 2" (original article link) on Wizards.com (content now obsolete; backup link)
  255. WizardsoftheCoast "Hapes: Ladies First Part 4" (original article link) on Wizards.com (content now obsolete; backup link)
  256. full of shit on The Free Dictionary: "rude slang Unreliable or ridiculous; saying unfounded, incorrect, or nonsensical things." (archived from the original on December 3, 2022)
  257. Good heavens! on The Free Dictionary: "(good) heavens A mild oath of surprise, exasperation, annoyance, frustration, or anger." (archived from the original on May 5, 2023)
  258. 258.0 258.1 258.2 258.3 wild goose chase on Collins English Dictionary: "If you are on a wild goose chase, you waste a lot of time searching for something that you have little chance of finding, because you have been given incorrect information." (archived from the original on September 16, 2022)
  259. Rules of Engagement: The Rebel SpecForce Handbook
  260. 260.0 260.1 260.2 WEG icon2 "There's No Such T'ing as a 'Stock' Light Freighter, Boy!" — The Star Wars Sourcebook (also reprinted in Second Edition)
  261. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Shadow of Malevolence"
  262. 262.0 262.1 262.2 262.3 262.4 Dark Nest II: The Unseen Queen
  263. Dark Forces: Jedi Knight
  264. gentlebeing on WordSense: "(scifi, usually plural, sometimes, humorous) Polite term of address for any living being, human or otherwise." (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  265. 265.0 265.1 265.2 Boba Fett: The Fight to Survive
  266. get the/this show on the road on Cambridge Dictionary: "to begin an activity that has been planned" (archived from the original on March 7, 2023)
  267. get your knickers in a twist on Cambridge Dictionary: "idiom UK informal humorous to become confused, worried, or annoyed about something" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  268. 268.0 268.1 Jedi Apprentice: The Evil Experiment
  269. SWAJsmall "Special Ops: Ship Jackers" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 13
  270. 270.0 270.1 270.2 give a shit on Merriam-Webster: "If someone says that they do not give a shit about something, they mean that they do not care about it at all." (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  271. 271.0 271.1 271.2 Millennium Falcon
  272. Dark Empire II 6
  273. 273.0 273.1 X-Wing: Wedge's Gamble
  274. 274.0 274.1 The Clone Wars: Act on Instinct
  275. Cloak of Deception
  276. 276.0 276.1 Shadows of the Empire Planets Guide
  277. 277.0 277.1 Jedi Search
  278. Oblivion's KissLiving Force
  279. HNNsmall Senate Speeder Thief ArrestedHoloNet News Vol. 531 #56 (content now obsolete; backup link)
  280. 280.0 280.1 280.2 Republic Commando: True Colors
  281. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Blue Shadow Virus"
  282. go to shit on The Free Dictionary: "rude slang To deteriorate or go awry." (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  283. 283.0 283.1 283.2 283.3 DroidsLogoMini Star Wars: Droids: The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO — "The White Witch"
  284. grease someone's palm on Cambridge Dictionary: "to secretly give someone money in order to persuade them to do something for you" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  285. 285.0 285.1 285.2 Legacy of the Force: Betrayal
  286. Junior Jedi Knights: Kenobi's Blade
  287. 287.0 287.1 287.2 287.3 287.4 Great Scott on Collins English Dictionary: "in American English INTERJECTION a euphemistic interjection or oath, usually expressing surprise, amazement, or the like" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  288. 288.0 288.1 SWAJsmall "Two for One" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 15
  289. 289.0 289.1 The Bounty Hunters: Scoundrel's Wages
  290. Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace novelization
  291. 291.0 291.1 291.2 291.3 Legacy of the Force: Revelation
  292. WEG icon2 "Heavy Lifting" — Instant Adventures
  293. Empire 9
  294. green as grass on Collins English Dictionary: "[British] completely inexperienced or naive" (archived from the original on July 1, 2023)
  295. 295.0 295.1 295.2 295.3 295.4 295.5 Splinter of the Mind's Eye
  296. Underworld: The Yavin Vassilika 5
  297. Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game—Laconic Scout template
  298. 298.0 298.1 Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
  299. Starfighter: Crossbones 1
  300. 300.0 300.1 300.2 300.3 300.4 300.5 Legacy (2006) 2
  301. X-Wing Rogue Squadron ½
  302. Between the Worlds: TopWorldLiving Force
  303. SWInsider "League of Spies" — Star Wars Insider 73
  304. shotgun on Cambridge Dictionary: "used to refer to the seat next to the driver in a car or other vehicle: (...) Has anyone called shotgun? If not, I do!" (archived from the original on July 3, 2023)
  305. Knights of the Old Republic 26
  306. 306.0 306.1 Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Legacy Vol. 2 alien language glossary
  307. "Play It Again, Figrin D'an: The Tale of Muftak and Kabe" — Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina
  308. Hard Merchandise
  309. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Cloak of Darkness"
  310. have a finger in every pie on Cambridge Dictionary: "to be involved in and have influence over many different activities, often in a way that people do not approve of" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  311. 311.0 311.1 311.2 Crucible
  312. Crosscurrent
  313. heaven on Cambridge Dictionary: "a situation that gives you great pleasure:" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  314. heck on Cambridge Dictionary: "an expression of usually slight anger or surprise, or a way of adding force to a statement, question, etc" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  315. Star Wars Encyclopedia
  316. home is where the heart is on Cambridge Dictionary: "proverb One's home is made up of the places and people one loves or cherishes most." (archived from the original on May 31, 2023)
  317. 317.0 317.1 Fate of the Jedi: Ascension
  318. hold your horses on Cambridge Dictionary: "used to tell someone to stop and consider carefully their decision or opinion about something" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  319. 319.0 319.1 Phrases related to: holy cow on Phrases.com: "holy cow An exclamation of surprise or astonishment. (...) holy cricket In shock, terrified, etc. (...) holy mackerel An expression of surprise. (...) holy catfish Expression of terror, awe, surprise, astonishment, etc." (archived from the original on April 22, 2023)
  320. StarWarsTales-Icon "Marooned" — Star Wars Tales 22
  321. 321.0 321.1 (Holy) Mother of God on The Free Dictionary: "An exclamation of alarm, amazement, or exasperation. (Could be considered blasphemous to some.)" (archived from the original on June 23, 2023)
  322. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds
  323. "Pax Empirica—The Wookiee Annihilation" — Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds: Prima's Official Strategy Guide
  324. be home free on Cambridge Dictionary: "US informal to be certain to succeed at something because you have done the most difficult part of it:" (archived from the original on September 5, 2022)
  325. home sweet home on Merriam-Webster: "used when one returns home after being away to say that one is happy to be home" (archived from the original on April 20, 2023)
  326. hoodoo on Cambridge Dictionary: "a magical or mysterious power over other people" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  327. "The Prize Pelt: The Tale of Bossk" — Tales of the Bounty Hunters
  328. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. II, p. 60 ("hornhead")
  329. 329.0 329.1 329.2 The New Jedi Order: Dark Tide I: Onslaught
  330. 330.0 330.1 330.2 330.3 330.4 StarWars The Official Abel G. Peña Thread (Halagad Approved) on StarWars.com Message Boards. Posted by Halagad on October 13, 2006 at 6:19 PM. (content now obsolete; backup link) "I think Tim Zahn just reversed the k and f on the popular F-bomb substitute "frikkin.""
  331. 331.0 331.1 331.2 Order 66: A Republic Commando Novel
  332. 332.0 332.1 Republic 74
  333. SWInsider "Unknown Soldier: The Story of General Grievous" — Star Wars Insider 86
  334. 334.0 334.1 334.2 334.3 The New Jedi Order: Dark Journey
  335. 335.0 335.1 335.2 X-Wing: Isard's Revenge
  336. 336.0 336.1 336.2 336.3 Dark Nest III: The Swarm War
  337. 337.0 337.1 hogwash on Collins English Dictionary: "If you describe what someone says as hogwash, you think it is nonsense." (archived from the original on October 5, 2022)
  338. 338.0 338.1 The Mandalorian Armor
  339. 339.0 339.1 (well) I'll be damned! on Cambridge Dictionary: "an expression of complete surprise" (archived from the original on June 25, 2023)
  340. Star Wars: Bounty Hunter
  341. (I'll) see you in hell! on The Free Dictionary: "A curse laid upon someone, especially when parting." (archived from the original on April 23, 2023)
  342. Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game
  343. 343.0 343.1 343.2 343.3 in the shit/in deep shit on Collins English Dictionary: "If someone is in the shit or in deep shit, they are in a lot of trouble." (archived from the original on April 23, 2023)
  344. Coruscant Nights III: Patterns of Force
  345. in hell on Merriam-Webster: "used to make a statement or question more forceful There is no way in hell I'm going!" (archived from the original on June 20, 2023)
  346. insect on Merriam-Webster: "2 : a trivial or contemptible person" (archived from the original on March 17, 2024)
  347. in the shit on Merriam-Webster: "British, informal + offensive: in a lot of trouble" (archived from the original on June 2, 2023)
  348. 348.0 348.1 348.2 in the name of God on The Free Dictionary: "in the name of God (...) A phrase of exasperation used to emphasize a question or statement. (...) in the name of heaven A phrase of exasperation used to emphasize a question." (archived from the original on July 1, 2023)
  349. 349.0 349.1 349.2 349.3 349.4 349.5 349.6 Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
  350. into the lion's den on Cambridge Dictionary: "a dangerous or threatening place or situation" (archived from the original on June 21, 2023)
  351. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. II, p. 113 ("ion surprise")
  352. The New Jedi Order: Force Heretic III: Reunion
  353. StarWarsTales-Icon "The Hovel on Terk Street" — Star Wars Tales 6
  354. Reversal of Fortune
  355. Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones novelization
  356. The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory II: Rebirth
  357. 357.0 357.1 Star Wars (1998) 44
  358. Scourge
  359. 359.0 359.1 Star Wars: Behind the Magic
  360. jerk-ass on WordSense: "Alternative form of jerkass (...) jerkass (pl. jerkasses) 1. (slang, pejorative) An obnoxious or unlikeable person; a jerk." (archived from the original on May 24, 2023)
  361. HyperspaceIcon Castaways of Endor on Hyperspace (article) (content removed from StarWars.com and unavailable)
  362. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. II, p. 169 ("jobber")
  363. junior on Merriam-Webster: "(3) : a young person" (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  364. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. II, p. 181 ("Junker")
  365. 365.0 365.1 Darth Bane: Rule of Two
  366. Darth Bane: Dynasty of Evil
  367. 367.0 367.1 Star Wars: The Clone Wars novelization
  368. kick-ass on Cambridge Dictionary: "very exciting or forceful" (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  369. Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels: Prima Official Game Guide
  370. 370.0 370.1 kill two birds with one stone on Cambridge Dictionary: "to succeed in achieving two things in a single action" (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  371. king-size on Cambridge Dictionary: "If something is king-size or king-sized, it is larger than the ordinary size" (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  372. kingdom come on Collins English Dictionary: "1. the next world; life after death" (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  373. StarWarsTales-Icon "Skreej" — Star Wars Tales 10
  374. The Courtship of Princess Leia
  375. klick on Merriam-Webster: "slang kilometer" (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  376. Rookies: Rendezvous
  377. SWAJsmall "Rendezvous with Destiny" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 6
  378. 378.0 378.1 378.2 Clone Wars Gambit: Stealth
  379. The New Jedi Order: Force Heretic II: Refugee
  380. Ewoks logo Ewoks — "Asha"
  381. Ewoks 8
  382. X-Wing Rogue Squadron 31
  383. Star Wars: Early Learning Activity Center
  384. Star Wars: Yoda's Challenge Activity Center
  385. LED on The Britannica Dictionary: "a device that lights up and displays information when electricity passes through it ◊ LEDs are often used to show numbers and words on electronic devices such as digital clocks. LED is an abbreviation of "light-emitting diode."" (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  386. "That's Entertainment: The Tale of Salacious Crumb" — Tales from Jabba's Palace
  387. lie like a rug on Merriam-Webster: "US, informal : to lie constantly : to be dishonest" (archived from the original on May 19, 2023)
  388. HNNsmall Life's a BithHoloNet News Vol. 531 #45 (content now obsolete; backup link)
  389. life's a bitch (and then you die) on Cambridge Dictionary: "said when you find a situation difficult or have had a bad experience" (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  390. 390.0 390.1 Fate of the Jedi: Omen
  391. 391.0 391.1 barrel on Oxford Learner's Dictionary: "be like shooting fish in a barrel (informal) used to emphasize how easy it is to do something" (archived from the original on April 22, 2023)
  392. a load of crap, nonsense, rubbish, etc. on Cambridge Dictionary: "something that is not true, or something of very bad quality" (archived from the original on May 18, 2023)
  393. Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse
  394. a load of shit on The Free Dictionary: "rude slang A bunch of nonsense." (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  395. 395.0 395.1 Labyrinth of Evil
  396. LOL on Merriam-Webster: "abbreviation laugh out loud; laughing out loud" (archived from the original on May 7, 2023)
  397. look like something the cat brought/dragged in on Cambridge Dictionary: "to look very untidy and dirty" (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  398. SWAJsmall "Blaze of Glory" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 8
  399. good lord oh lord; etc on Collins English Dictionary: "Lord is used in exclamations such as 'good Lord!' and 'oh Lord!' to express surprise, shock, frustration, or annoyance about something." (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  400. Ewoks logo Ewoks — "A Warrior and a Lurdo"
  401. StarWarsTales-Icon "What They Called Me" — Star Wars Tales 5
  402. 402.0 402.1 SWAJsmall "Lumrunners" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 9
  403. 403.0 403.1 Fool's Bargain
  404. Outbound Flight
  405. StarWars Barely Tolerable: Alien Henchmen of the Empire, Part 2 on StarWars.com (article) (August 22, 2013): "The last that was heard of Hoar, he had resumed his hunt for both his old chieftain A'Sharad Hett and the raven-masked Darth Vader, taking his quest as far as the ravaged Outer Rim planet Shumari — a place much like his old haunt on Tython, littered with the bones, graves and even ghosts of Jedi. There, Hoar felt certain he would at last find Hett, slay the Demon Outlander…or meet his destiny." (content now obsolete; backup link)
  406. 406.0 406.1 406.2 The Paradise Snare
  407. SWInsider "Heritage of the Sith" — Star Wars Insider 88
  408. 408.0 408.1 Legacy of the Force: Fury
  409. Coruscant Nights I: Jedi Twilight
  410. SWInsider "And Leebo Makes Three" — Star Wars Insider 128
  411. CWACite "Another Fine Mess" — Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Volume 4
  412. Inside the Worlds of Star Wars: Episode I
  413. 413.0 413.1 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Point of No Return"
  414. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. II, p. 339 ("MRR")
  415. Republic 57
  416. SWAJsmall "To Fight Another Day" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 6
  417. give someone the creeps on Cambridge Dictionary: "to cause someone to have uncomfortable feelings of nervousness or fear" (archived from the original on June 23, 2023)
  418. Star Wars (1998) 20
  419. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. II, p. 367 ("needle match")
  420. 420.0 420.1 The New Jedi Order: Traitor
  421. dog and pony show on Cambridge Dictionary: "an event that is designed to impress people in order to make them buy something or invest money" (archived from the original on March 7, 2023)
  422. Galaxy of Fear: Eaten Alive
  423. Dark Empire 3
  424. Dark Empire II 1
  425. Star Wars (1998) 20
  426. Tales of the Jedi 3
  427. no-man's-land on Cambridge Dictionary: "an area or strip of land that no one owns or controls, such as a strip of land between two countries' borders, especially in a war" (archived from the original on June 21, 2023)
  428. no shit! on Cambridge Dictionary: "an expression of surprise, often used as a joke when someone has told you something that is very obvious" (archived from the original on June 21, 2023)
  429. Legacy (2006) 14
  430. noob on Cambridge Dictionary: "someone who has just started doing something, especially playing a computer game or using a type of software, and so does not know much about it" (archived from the original on June 21, 2023)
  431. not give a shit on Cambridge Dictionary: "to not be interested in or worried about something or someone" (archived from the original on June 21, 2023)
  432. 433.0 433.1 SWInsider "Underworld: A Galaxy of Scum and Villainy" — Star Wars Insider 89
  433. nut on Cambridge Dictionary: "a person who behaves in a very silly, stupid, or strange way" (archived from the original on June 21, 2023)
  434. 435.0 435.1 Republic Commando: Hard Contact
  435. off your rocker on Cambridge Dictionary: "If you say that someone is off their rocker, you mean that that person is behaving in a very strange or silly way." (archived from the original on June 17, 2023)
  436. crap on The Free Dictionary: "10. interjection, rude slang Used to express sudden panic, anger, irritation, or exasperation. 'A: "I think the boss found out about the missing money." B: "Crap. What am I going to do?" Oh, crap—the motor has burnt out on this mower again!" (archived from the original on June 17, 2023)
  437. my, (oh, my) on Cambridge Dictionary: "used to express surprise or pleasure" (archived from the original on June 17, 2023)
  438. oh my on The Free Dictionary: "An expression of concern, surprise, or incredulity." (archived from the original on May 13, 2023)
  439. SWAJsmall "Retreat from Coruscant" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 7
  440. Star Wars (1977) 99
  441. Why we say 'Oh my stars!' by Laurence, Haley on It's a Southern Thing (May 6, 2021) (archived from the original on February 3, 2023)
  442. "The Taris Holofeed Special Proclamation" — Knights of the Old Republic 21
  443. old-timer on Cambridge Dictionary: "an old man, or someone who has been or worked in a place for a long time" (archived from the original on June 17, 2023)
  444. 445.0 445.1 "The Last One Standing: The Tale of Boba Fett" — Tales of the Bounty Hunters
  445. 446.00 446.01 446.02 446.03 446.04 446.05 446.06 446.07 446.08 446.09 446.10 446.11 446.12 446.13 son of a bitch on Collins English Dictionary: "1. a contemptible or thoroughly disagreeable person; scoundrel 2. a disagreeable matter; a chore 3. (used as an exclamation of impatience, irritation, astonishment, etc.) / Also: son-of-a-bitch" (archived from the original on August 15, 2023)
  446. one swallow does not make a summer on The Free Dictionary: "One piece of evidence does not mean that something is definitely the case or is going to happen. A reference to the migration of swallows that happens in the spring or early summer." (archived from the original on June 19, 2023)
  447. (hot) on someone's heels on Cambridge Dictionary: "following closely behind someone" (archived from the original on May 21, 2023)
  448. hell of a time on The Free Dictionary: "Describing something (often a task or chore) that is, was, or will be very difficult or unpleasant." (archived from the original on June 17, 2023)
  449. Kenobi
  450. SWInsider "Odds" — Star Wars Insider 87
  451. 452.0 452.1 Geonosis and the Outer Rim Worlds
  452. out of the woods on Cambridge Dictionary: "not having a problem or difficulty any longer" (archived from the original on May 3, 2022)
  453. outlander on Cambridge Dictionary: "a person who is not from your country or area" (archived from the original on June 17, 2023)
  454. Star Wars Adventure Journal 2
  455. a pain in the ass/butt on Cambridge Dictionary: "idiom US offensive (UK pain in the arse/backside) someone or something that is very annoying" (archived from the original on February 16, 2023)
  456. devil's advocate on Cambridge Dictionary: "someone who pretends, in an argument or discussion, to be against an idea or plan that a lot of people support, in order to make people discuss and consider it in more detail" (archived from the original on November 18, 2022)
  457. peachy on Cambridge Dictionary: "very good" (archived from the original on June 3, 2023)
  458. Tales of the Jedi audio drama
  459. penniless on Cambridge Dictionary: "having no money" (archived from the original on June 3, 2023)
  460. The Essential Atlas
  461. 462.0 462.1 462.2 462.3 Shadows of the Empire novel
  462. a piece of cake on Cambridge Dictionary: "something that is very easy to do" (archived from the original on May 8, 2023)
  463. 464.0 464.1 Children of the Jedi
  464. StarWarsTales-Icon "Incident at Horn Station" — Star Wars Tales 2
  465. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Downfall of a Droid"
  466. 467.0 467.1 Boba Fett: A Practical Man
  467. Plan B on Cambridge Dictionary: "a plan or method that you use if another one fails, or is likely to fail" (archived from the original on May 3, 2022)
  468. landfall on Cambridge Dictionary: "the first land that is reached or seen at the end of a journey across the sea or through the air, or the fact of arriving there" (archived from the original on May 10, 2023)
  469. Galladinium's Fantastic Technology
  470. bingo on Cambridge Dictionary: "an expression of surprise and, usually, pleasure, for example when something happens successfully" (archived from the original on March 13, 2023)
  471. "Jade Solitaire" — Tales from the New Republic
  472. 473.0 473.1 The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory I: Conquest
  473. 474.0 474.1 Star Wars: Dark Forces
  474. What is another word for raise sail on WordHippo: "To begin a voyage, especially on water" (archived from the original on May 26, 2023)
  475. 476.0 476.1 476.2 Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter
  476. SWAJsmall "Galaxywide NewsNets" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 7
  477. SWAJsmall "Galaxywide NewsNets" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 8
  478. HNNsmall Baktoid Closes Down Five More PlantsHoloNet News Vol. 531 #46 (content now obsolete; backup link)
  479. Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game—Tough Native template
  480. 481.0 481.1 The New Jedi Order: Vector Prime
  481. 482.0 482.1 482.2 Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith novelization
  482. recce on Cambridge Dictionary: "noun [ C ] UK informal the process of getting information about enemy forces or positions by sending out small groups of soldiers or by using aircraft, etc." (archived from the original on May 26, 2023)
  483. 484.0 484.1 Heir to the Empire
  484. The Illustrated Star Wars Universe
  485. "Interlude at Darkknell" — Tales from the New Republic
  486. The Essential Guide to Warfare
  487. bugger on Cambridge Dictionary: "UK offensive a rude word for a silly or annoying person (...) UK offensive a rude word used to express anger" (archived from the original on July 5, 2023)
  488. 489.0 489.1 "A Hunter's Fate: Greedo's Tale" — Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina
  489. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Ambush"
  490. Star Wars: The Clone Wars film
  491. 492.0 492.1 492.2 492.3 492.4 TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Rookies"
  492. rookie on Collins English Dictionary: "A rookie is someone who has just started doing a job and does not have much experience, especially someone who has just joined the army or police force." (archived from the original on May 26, 2023)
  493. Boba Fett: Enemy of the Empire 1
  494. rust bucket on Collins English Dictionary: "in British English NOUN 1. slang something that is run-down or dilapidated, esp a very badly rusted car" (archived from the original on December 30, 2023)
  495. poker face on Cambridge Dictionary: "an expression on someone's face that does not show what they are thinking or feeling" (archived from the original on April 29, 2023)
  496. 497.0 497.1 scare the shit out of (one) on The Free Dictionary: "rude slang To shock or frighten one very suddenly or severely." (archived from the original on June 17, 2023)
  497. Jedi Quest: Path to Truth
  498. The Clone Wars: Headgames
  499. Go pound sand on The Phrase Finder: "'Go pound sand' is an American expression of disdain, along the same lines as 'get lost', 'go and play in the traffic', etc." (archived from the original on December 11, 2022)
  500. squeal like a stuck pig on Collins English Dictionary: "to scream very loudly, as though you are in a lot of pain" (archived from the original on December 21, 2022)
  501. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. III, p. 131 ("scut")
  502. Classic Star Wars 1
  503. scuttlebutt on Cambridge Dictionary: "news or information that may or may not be true" (archived from the original on May 3, 2022)
  504. (I'll) see you in hell! on The Free Dictionary: "A curse laid upon someone, especially when parting." (archived from the original on April 23, 2023)
  505. Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan: The Aurorient Express 1
  506. put your foot in your mouth on Cambridge Dictionary: "to say or do something that you should not have, esp. something that embarrasses someone else" (archived from the original on March 29, 2023)
  507. shrew on Cambridge Dictionary: "an offensive word for a woman who is considered to be unpleasant and easily annoyed, and who argues a lot" (archived from the original on May 4, 2022)
  508. Knight Errant: Escape 2
  509. Tales of the Jedi Companion
  510. hellspawn on WordSense: "fantasy - A creature or creatures from Hell. by extension - Any monster; a vicious fiend or villain." (archived from the original on May 1, 2023)
  511. 512.0 512.1 sitting duck on Cambridge Dictionary: "someone or something that is very easy for an enemy to shoot or attack" (archived from the original on March 8, 2022)
  512. The Force Unleashed II novelization
  513. Republic 65
  514. Galaxy Guide 3: The Empire Strikes Back
  515. let the cat out of the bag on Cambridge Dictionary: "to allow a secret to be known, usually without intending to" (archived from the original on May 6, 2021)
  516. 517.0 517.1 517.2 The Hutt Gambit
  517. The New Jedi Order: Ylesia
  518. slimeball on Oxford Learner's Dictionary: "an extremely unpleasant or horrible person" (archived from the original on April 23, 2023)
  519. Dark Empire 4
  520. beat the shit out of on Collins English Dictionary: "to give a severe beating to" (archived from the original on June 3, 2023)
  521. snake on Collins English Dictionary: "2. a treacherous or deceitful person" (archived from the original on April 23, 2023)
  522. Republic 59
  523. 524.0 524.1 Star Wars (1998) 43
  524. Knight Errant: Aflame 5
  525. 526.0 526.1 Knight Errant
  526. snot on The Britannica Dictionary: "2 [count] disapproving : a rude and annoying person" (archived from the original on October 4, 2022)
  527. sod on Cambridge Dictionary: "[ C ] UK offensive something or someone considered unpleasant or difficult (...) [ C ] UK offensive a person" (archived from the original on June 21, 2023)
  528. The Politics of Contraband
  529. The Last of the Jedi: A Tangled Web
  530. son of a gun on Collins English Dictionary: "slang, mainly US and Canadian a rogue or rascal: used as a jocular form of address" (archived from the original on May 1, 2023)
  531. "Side Trip"
  532. "Crisis of Faith" — Heir to the Empire: The 20th Anniversary Edition
  533. Star Wars (1977) 12
  534. Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
  535. Domain of Evil
  536. Republic 47
  537. 538.0 538.1 The New Jedi Order: Balance Point
  538. X-Wing Rogue Squadron 2
  539. Agent of the Empire – Hard Targets 4
  540. Jedi Apprentice: The Death of Hope series
  541. The Bounty Hunters: Kenix Kil
  542. Legacy of the Jedi
  543. Mara Jade – By the Emperor's Hand 2
  544. starshine on The Britannica Dictionary: "3 British, informal — used as a form of address that can be either friendly or rude" (archived from the original on July 5, 2023)
  545. Splinter of the Mind's Eye 4
  546. step on someone's toes on Cambridge Dictionary: "to upset someone, esp. by getting involved in something that is that person's responsibility" (archived from the original on July 2, 2023)
  547. Jedi Quest: The Changing of the Guard
  548. stick-in-the-mud on Cambridge Dictionary: "someone who is old-fashioned and too serious and avoids enjoyable activities" (archived from the original on December 9, 2022)
  549. CWACite "Life Below" — Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Volume 9
  550. stir up a hornet's nest on Collins English Dictionary: "to do something which causes a lot of controversy or produces a situation which is extremely difficult to deal with" (archived from the original on April 20, 2023)
  551. Star Wars: Starfighter
  552. stop on a dime on Cambridge Dictionary: "to be able to stop almost immediately, even when moving very quickly" (archived from the original on June 3, 2023)
  553. Star Wars (1977) 56
  554. sucker on Cambridge Dictionary: "a person who believes everything they are told and is therefore easy to deceive" (archived from the original on June 17, 2023)
  555. DroidsLogoMini Star Wars: Droids: The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO — "The Lost Prince"
  556. Inside the Worlds of Star Wars Trilogy
  557. 558.0 558.1 558.2 558.3 sweet Mary(, mother of God) on The Free Dictuionary: "An exclamation of alarm, amazement, or exasperation." (archived from the original on May 11, 2023)
  558. Coruscant Nights II: Street of Shadows
  559. Union 2
  560. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Innocents of Ryloth"
  561. tall, dark, and handsome on The Free Dictionary: "cliché The stereotypical traits of an attractive man, as are often found in the heroes of romance novels and films." (archived from the original on May 9, 2023)
  562. SWAJsmall "Small Favors" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 12
  563. thank God on Cambridge Dictionary: "something you say when you are happy because something bad did not happen:" (archived from the original on July 25, 2021)
  564. Crimson Empire II: Council of Blood 3
  565. Showdown at Centerpoint
  566. thank the stars on Cambridge Dictionary: "Interjection Used to express gratitude or relief that something is the case Adverb In a fortunate manner" (archived from the original on July 3, 2023)
  567. there'll be hell to pay on Cambridge Dictionary: "something you say that means someone will be very angry if something happens" (archived from the original on November 2, 2020)
  568. TCW mini logo Star Wars: The Clone Wars — "Mystery of a Thousand Moons"
  569. there's more than one way to skin a cat on Collins English Dictionary: "there are several ways to achieve something" (archived from the original on December 21, 2022)
  570. 571.0 571.1 571.2 put/throw a spanner in the works on Cambridge Dictionary: "idiom UK (US throw a (monkey) wrench in the works) to do something that prevents a plan or activity from succeedings" (archived from the original on March 7, 2023)
  571. Darksaber
  572. Trollop on Collins English Dictionary: "in British English NOUN derogatory 1. a promiscuous woman 2. an untidy woman; slattern" (archived from the original on April 27, 2023)
  573. 574.0 574.1 574.2 The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory II: Rebirth
  574. egg-sucker on The Free Dictionary: "Someone who seeks out the approval, attention, and/or support of others, especially superiors, through abject subservience, flattery, or fawning." (archived from the original on February 8, 2023)
  575. WizardsoftheCoast "Bespin: Action Tidings, Part 4: The Empire's Ugly Nose" (original article link) on Wizards.com (content now obsolete; backup link)
  576. Knights of the Old Republic 3
  577. "Tilotny Throws a Shape" — The Empire Strikes Back Monthly 154
  578. X-Wing
  579. Podracing Tales
  580. 581.0 581.1 Secrets of the Sisar Run
  581. "Therefore I Am: The Tale of IG-88" — Tales of the Bounty Hunters
  582. viper on Cambridge Dictionary: "literary a very unpleasant person who you cannot trust" (archived from the original on June 24, 2023)
  583. jet-lagged on Cambridge Dictionary: "tired and confused because you have made a long trip by plane from a place where the time is different" (archived from the original on April 24, 2023)
  584. Galaxy of Fear: Clones
  585. (well,) I'll be! on The Free Dictionary: "An expression of surprise or astonishment, especially regarding some recent revelation." (archived from the original on May 26, 2023)
  586. Knight Errant: Aflame 1
  587. 588.0 588.1 what the (blue) blazes on The Free Dictionary: "An exclamation used to emphasize surprise, shock, anger, disgust, etc. In this phrase, "the blazes" is used as an intensifier. The phrase can also be used with other question words (e.g. "who," "why," "how," etc.)." (archived from the original on April 24, 2023)
  588. X-Wing: Mercy Kill
  589. what on earth on Cambridge Dictionary: "used for showing surprise" (archived from the original on May 25, 2023)
  590. What's (one's) beef (with someone or something)? on idioms.thefreedictionary.com: "Why is one upset (with someone or something)? What is one's problem (with someone or something)?" (archived from the original on June 3, 2023)
  591. what the deuce? on The Free Dictionary: "An exclamation used to emphasize surprise, shock, or bafflement. ("Deuce" is a minced oath used instead of the word "devil.")" (archived from the original on May 25, 2023)
  592. in (the) blazes? on The Free Dictionary: "Used as an intensifier after a question word (who, what, where, when, why, and how) to express extreme confusion, surprise, or aggravation. Primarily heard in US." (archived from the original on April 23, 2023)
  593. StarWarsTales-Icon "Force Fiction" — Star Wars Tales 7
  594. 595.0 595.1 595.2 595.3 595.4 when pigs fly on Collins English Dictionary: "If you say `when pigs fly' after someone has said that something might happen, you are emphasizing that you think it is very unlikely." (archived from the original on May 7, 2021)
  595. 596.0 596.1 when hell freezes over on Cambridge Dictionary: "If you say that something will happen when hell freezes over, you mean that it will never happen." (archived from the original on May 6, 2021)
  596. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith junior novelization
  597. piss in (one's) cereal on The Free Dictionary: "rude slang To upset, irritate, or disappoint one, especially to an extreme or excessive degree." (archived from the original on September 26, 2022)
  598. Star Wars Galaxies: The Ruins of Dantooine
  599. wizard on Collins English Dictionary: "NOUN 1. a male witch or a man who practises or professes to practise magic or sorcery (...) ADJECTIVE 5. informal, mainly British superb; outstanding" (archived from the original on May 7, 2021)
  600. get up on the wrong side of the bed on Cambridge Dictionary: "to be in a bad mood and to be easily annoyed all day" (archived from the original on May 3, 2022)
  601. not worth a hill of beans on The Free Dictionary: "Of little or no importance, value, or worth." (archived from the original on August 7, 2023)
  602. Empire 5
  603. worm on Merriam-Webster: "2 a: a human being who is an object of contempt, loathing, or pity" (archived from the original on June 6, 2023)
  604. Legacy (2006) 14
  605. We Don't Do Weddings: The Band's Tale
  606. Republic 81
  607. Star Wars (1998) 20
  608. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. III, p. 371 ("Zero Zero Zero")
  609. SWAJsmall "A Buyer's Guide to Alternative Starships" — Star Wars Adventure Journal 5

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